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Welcome to Groundwork Leicester & Leicestershire

Formerly known as Environ, Groundwork Leicester & Leicestershire is an independent charity and member of the national organisation, Groundwork UK. We provide information, advice and practical help to encourage individuals and organisations to take practical steps towards a more sustainable future.

25 Years LogoGroundwork Leicester & Leicestershire will be entering its 25th year this Autumn. We will be celebrating 25 Years of environmental action in the community.

If you have memories of working or volunteering with us over the years - from our days as: City Wildlife Project; Leicester Ecology Trust; Leicester Environment City Trust; Environ; and Groundwork Leicester & Leicestershire, we would love to hear from you.

Contact us on 0116 222 0222 or e-mail us on   For more information about our history, click here.

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National Allotments Week aims to promote the awareness and availability of allotments, both locally and nationally, and to show the strenghth of support and interest for the heritage of of allotment culture.

There will be allotment open days throughout Leicester City for you to pop in, talk to allotment holders, view plots and buy produce on sale.

For more information about allotment open days and this year's winner of the Best Plot competition, click here.

Extended Summer Opening Hours at the EcoHouse

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Due to popular demand we have extended our opening hours at the EcoHouse for the school summer holidays.

From 21st July to 31st August, the EcoHouse will be open as follows:-

Opening Times:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri: 2pm - 5pm
Sat, Sun: 10am - 5pm

We also have an exciting calendar of summer events. For more event information click here.

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Groundwork Leicester
& Leicestershire

Parkfield, Western Park
Leicester, LE3 6HX

T 0116 222 0222
F 0116 255 2343

Groundwork Leicester & Leicestershire  ::  Parkfield  ::  Western Park  ::  Leicester  ::  LE3 6HX
T 0116 222 0222  ::  F 0116 255 2343  ::  E

Registered charity no. 703009    Registered company no. 2179059 England