The Green Patch

The Green Patch is a 2.5 acre community garden nestled on the edge of The Grange Estate in Kettering. Managed by Groundwork Northamptonshire since 2007, the Green Patch currently sees a footfall of over 250 people a week who attend a variety of groups and services.
The site consists of:
• A central building & disabled access toilet
• Polytunnels and raised beds
• Bee hives, ducks and chickens
• Compost, pond and wildlife areas
• Natural play area
• Heritage orchard and summer house.

Our visitors, volunteers and services users include those who:
• Suffer from a physical or mental health problem
• Are unemployed and looking to get back in to work
• Come from a deprived or chaotic background
• Are retired and want to “give something back”
• Are socially isolated
• Just enjoy working outdoors.
At The Green Patch everyone is welcome and there is always a variety of growing, gardening, cooking, arts and crafts, animal husbandry, DIY, events or wildlife activities for people to enjoy - there is no job too big or too small for people to participate in. Throughout the year we also run a number of free community events linked to the seasons or themes of The Green Patch, details of which can be found on our Facebook page and our website:

Park Facilities

Children's Play Area
Education Centre
Fitness Equipment
Free parking
Public Transport Links
Sensory Garden
Walking Routes
Wildflower Area
Farm Animals
Green Flag Award
Community Winner
Managing Organisation
Groundwork Northamptonshire
Grey Lindley
01536 521555