All the gardens results

Date published: 08 November 2010

Overall winners

FCHO/HSG Association

1: Gloria Khan, Arden Street, Chadderton; 2: Jackie Shaw and Erin Murphy, Longfellow Crescent, Sholver; 3: Patricia Cooper, Bamford Street, Royton.

Private gardens

1: Hazel Sharp, Hutchins Lane, Watersheddings; 2: Peter Bailey, Taunton Avenue, Chadderton; 3: Mr & Mrs Colin Bruce, Ashley House, Horest Lane, Denshaw.


The most Improved Site Shield: Fitton Hill Allotments — Wildbrook Crescent.

The Shannon Trophy for the best six plots: Hope St Allotments.

The Oldham Corporation Cup for best site in borough: School Road Allotments.

The Oldham Chronicle cup best plot in the Borough: 1: Michael and Mary Fyson of Broadway allotments; 2: Pat Moran of Stotts Lane Allotment; 3: James Dyson of Fernhurst Allotments.

Private gardens, Merit winners

Saddleworth & Lees

Mr & Mrs Colin Bruce, Ashley House, Horest Lane, Denshaw; Thomas Adamson, Hylands, Burnedge Lane, Grasscroft; Irene Chorlton, Nudger Green, Dobcross.

Oldham East

Hazel Sharp, Hutchins Lane, Watersheddings; Mr B Lindley, Stoneleigh Street, Derker.

Oldham West

Maureen Nisbet, Severn Road, Limeside; Olga Baxendale, Springwood Hall Road, Fitton Hill.


Mr P Bailey, Taunton Ave, Chadderton.

Shaw & Royton

Dennis Hester, Cowie Street, Shaw; Judith Leach, Cumbrian Close, High Crompton.

Communal Gardens

Myria Shiel, Grove Street, Greenfield; Dee Lyness / Sue Fink, Honeywell Lane, Oldham.

Housing 21

Best Garden

1: Marjorie Moss, Further Hey Close, Lees; 2: Harry Lawless, Holly Grove, Chadderton; 3: Roy Barrass, St Georges Square, Chadderton.

Best Container garden

1: Padraig and Vivien O’Connor, Cypress Avenue, Chadderton; 2: Jean Godfrey, Cypress Avenue, Chadderton; 3: Robin Ward, Ash Walk, Chadderton.

Best Communal Garden

1: Lees House, Further Hey Close, Lees; 2: Holland Close, Gartside Street, Delph; 3: Walkers Road, School House, Incline Road.


Best Garden

1: Annie & Jim Goldthorpe, Selbourne Street, Oldham; 2: Alexander Harris, Schofield Street, Oldham; 3: Florbella Santo, Wyndale Road, Oldham.

Best Pensioner Garden

1: Sylvia Gibson, Medlock Drive, Oldham; 2: James Whittaker, Schofield Street, Oldham; 3: Pat Crossley, Wyndale Road, Oldham.


Best Garden

1: Catherine Dawson, Fir Tree Avenue; 2: June Hilton, Westerhill Road; 3: Robert Hall, Fir Tree Avenue.

Best Pensioner Garden

1: Terence Cuerden, Sportsmans Drive; 2: Harold and Patricia Heap, Springwood Hall Road; 3: Robert Brooks, Kelso Close.

Best Container Display

1: Hazel Gregory, Fir Tree Avenue; 2: James Mortin, St Martins Road; 3: Peter Webster, Marland Avenue.

Best Communal Garden

Joint 1: Pat Breen, Rosary Road and Diane Maddison, Rosary Road; 3: Beryl Williamson, Rosary Road.


Baskets and containers

1: Ray Burns, Hibbert Crescent, Failsworth; 2: Evelyn Caveney, Tavern Court, Failsworth; 3: Eileen Greenwood, Heywood House, Ashton Road.

Best Communal Garden

1: Residents 32–37 Tavern Court, Failsworth; 2: Rosina Bowden, Hibbert Crescent, Failsworth; 3: Vivien Southall, Hibbert Crescent, Failsworth.


1: Gloria Khan, Arden Street; 2: Joyce Barton, Whitstable Close; 3: Arthur Parrott, 9 Kent Avenue.

Oldham West

1: Alfred Crowther, Caistor Walk, Oldham; 2: Victoria Wozniak, Belton Walk, Werneth; 3: Ann Hague, 386 Abbeyhills Road, Alt.

Oldham East

1: Robert Ford, Cranberry Street, Glodwick; 2: Peter Platt, Wildmoor Avenue, Holts Village; 3: Irene Ingham, Patterdale Close, Higginshaw Village.

Royton & Shaw

1: Patricia Cooper, Bamford Street, Royton; 2: Maureen Barnes, Burnsall Grove, Royton; 3: John and Audrey Chadwick, Durden Mews Shaw.

Failsworth & Hollinwood

1: Lynne Taylor, Cormallen Grove, Failsworth; 2: John Asher, Brennan Court, Hollins; 3: Joan Farrington, Bland Close, Failsworth.


1: Jackie Shaw and Erin Murphy, Longfellow Crescent; 2: Philip Sumner/Susan Russell, Stevenson Drive; 3: Herbert and Dorothy Heginbotham, Goldsmith Avenue.

Saddleworth & Lees

1: Sheila Cronley, Beech Avenue, Greenfield; 2: Barry Graley, Dowry Road, Lees; 3: Alice Evans, Warlow Drive, Greenfield.

Allotment merit


Fernhurst Allotments: Michael Aston, James Dyson, Ruth Gregory.

Oakbank Allotments: Lori Fitton, Carman Fontanerosa.

Heyside Allotments: John Richardson, Ian Pratt, David Tempest.

Waterhead allotments: Frank O’Rilley, Allan Booth.

Fitton Hill Allotments: Warren Wilson.

Constantine St Allotments: Andrew Marshal, Kevin Moore.

School Rd Allotments: Gerald Bridges, Brian Clark, Peter Kershaw.

Rushcroft Allotments: Bernard Rhodes, Trevor Verity.

Hope St Allotments: Patricia & Ian Ogden, Mark Wood, Norma & Eddie Cropper.

Medlock Way Allotments: Andrew Debenham, Chris Jones.

Philimore St Allotments: Diane Thompson.

Broadway Allotments: Michael & Margaret Fyson.

South Chadderton Allotments: Andy Patterson, Anna Tattersall.

Werneth Park Allotments: Ian Kershaw, Mr and Mrs J Taylor.

Stott’s Lane Allotments: Pat Moran, Denys Pope, Jim Aspinal.

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