Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

A communal artwork created by the people of Walton-on-the-Naze and installed as part of a planter project at the station. Poems and pyrographics were made by Tendring Writers Group, run by Faye Raithe, Shorefields School, Clacton Coastal Academy, and The Colchester Refugee, Asylum Seekers and Migrants Network (RAMA), through workshops hosted by Eleanor Brown at […]

New art commission celebrates pollinators in stained glass

Earlier this year, we commissioned Niamh Walshe McBride to create a series of stained glass panels for the waiting area at Leyton Underground Station in London. Each panel features a different pollinator, including a bee, butterfly and ladybird. The panels, installed this month, sit alongside the lavender beds and wildlife garden that we have also […]

Reading Green Park Railway Station, Berkshire

We installed two self-watering planters on the concourse outside Reading Green Park Railway Station, in March 2024. These planters add to the bee-friendly planting already present throughout this new development and station, and add to GWR’s ever-expanding network of platform-based pollinator habitats.

Weymouth Railway Station, Dorset

In 2024, the volunteers at Weymouth Railway Station in Dorset became the proud owners of four of our new bee-friendly bug hotels. Thanks to support from the South Wessex Community Rail Partnership, these bug hotels will help pollinators, including solitary bees and ladybirds, thrive at the station. They also add to the wildlife-focused planting already […]

The Bee Friendly Awards are back – with a new category

Our popular Bee Friendly Awards are back! Now in their third year, our annual Awards celebrate the bee-friendly achievements of towns and cities around the country. They celebrate the habitat-forming initiatives that create new homes for wildlife. They showcase the collaborations that are helping to extend pollinator pathways across the nation. They shout about the […]

We’re buzzing about 2024 already!

We’re welcoming in the New Year by welcoming even more stations to our family of bee-friendly¬†railway station projects. As part of on ongoing project with Govia Thameslink to install homes for nature across their network of stations, we have: Planted a forgotten area in front of London Blackfriars Station’s south entrance with rosemary and spring […]