Cranleigh in Bloom 2016 Winners

Certificates of achievement were presented the various participants in Cranleigh in Bloom 2016 at a prize giving tea party at Notcutts Garden Centre on Thursday afternoon.

Our judges carried out an inspection in the village last month, deciding the winners in a number of different categories and awarding a bronze, silver or gold standard.

The judges used the RHS judging criteria, looking for quality of planting, maintenance and floral impact.

Here is the full list of the winners in each category:

Hanging baskets

Gold – Handyman’s Hardware


Silver – Cranleigh Village Community Hospital & The Natural Life Shop

Bronze – Carolyn Lodge Travel & Informed Choice


Planted troughs

Gold – Cromwell Coffee House


Silver – One Hundred &Twenty One

Bronze – Idyllic


Large shops

Gold – Manns of Cranleigh


Silver – One Forty

Bronze – The Richard Onslow


Community floral displays

Gold – Fountain Square (presented to Gill Ford)


Silver – Stocklund Square (presented to Fran Foster)

Bronze – The Obelisk (presented to Abi Truelove) & Millennium Sculpture (presented to Andrea Bamford)


Perennial displays

Gold – Cranleigh Library (presented to David Johnson, Baskets in Bloom)


Silver – Post Office flower beds (presented to Rotary Club of Cranleigh)

Bronze – Fountain Square & Village Hall flower bed (presented to Andrea Bamford)


Public Houses

Gold – The Three Horseshoes

Charity Shops

Gold – British Red Cross Shop


Silver – Oxfam Shop


Smile Factor

Gold – Cranleigh Water Trough (presented to Miki Marks)

Silver – Cranleigh Community Group

Bronze – Rania Flower Bed (presented to Paul Stevens)

Special Award

Gold – Rawlings of Cranleigh


Silver – Little Manor Service Station


Special Recognition

Gold – Stewart Stennett & Robert Todman


Special Presentations

Cranleigh in Bloom chairman Martin Bamford presented £50 gift vouchers, kindly donated by Glendale Services, to Christopher Robin Sure Start Centre and Cranleigh Community Group.


More photos from the Cranleigh in Bloom 2016 prize giving tea party