avenue will be the stretch of the new road, Groom
Way, from the Old Ashford road up to the car park.
At present it's an empty, dull road leading nowhere
in particular. We aim to make it a colourful colonnade
of decorative varieties of fruit trees, maples
its planting must be completed by the end of
March before buds begin to burst.
It will be an avenue of quite mature trees to
give year-round colour in their leaves, flowers,
fruit and bark that will, for many years to
come, make an inviting approach to the Hall.
will be a constant joy, not just for us now,
but also for several generations to come; surely
something to be proud of knowing that you have
made your contribution. A permanent avenue of
trees is not a short-term, 'flavour of the month'
project, but an enduring gift to our village
names on permanent plaques will be fixed on
Some people have already pledged to sponsor
a tree in memory of a loved one, others just
for their love of Lenham. Each one costs £50,
but you don't have to 'buy' a whole tree. A
few branches, or even twigs, will do! Any donation,
however small will be most welcome. Every little
send your cheques to the Treasurer Ian George,
11 Frogmore Walk Lenham. Please make cheques
payable to Lenham Millennium Group
Or contact me, Jean Cockett on 01622 858 422