To revive the hidden gem of a Victorian Walled Garden, make it accessible to everyone and to use growing, exposure to nature and the outdoors to benefit the health and wellbeing of the community, especially those with health conditions and disabilities.
To restore and revive the walled garden to create a safe, accessible and therapeutic space to use gardening and growing to improve the physical and mental wellbeing of the community and to encourage urban connections with the healing power of nature. To develop the adjacent changing rooms building as a community resource with compatible aims to the enterprise and to provide an income stream for the operation of the walled garden, ensuring long-term viability.
Growing Sudley is committed to building a sustainable social enterprise to use the walled garden and changing rooms to contribute to the health, wellbeing and social cohesion of the community, in particular those who need support to access this type of activity. We aim for sustainability in all areas: economic, ecological, social, cultural. Sudley House and Grounds were bequeathed to the City of Liverpool for the enjoyment, wellbeing and education of the community and these principles also underpin Growing Sudley’s activities.