‘I am really pleased with the work done so far by the Walkie talkies™ team. It really is extremely good’

Regarding the seafront public realm consultation in Margate

George Chandler - Regenerations and Projects Manager, Kent County Council.

  ‘Maria, Groundwork’s Czech Walkie Talkie™ has  been a fantastic bridge to the Slovak and Czech community, helping to give a voice to members of a community we have struggled to reach with in the past’

Keiko Higashi - Learning Officer, Turner Contemporary


I really enjoyed my time at Groundwork with their excellent support and training opportunities I have managed to land a secure job with good prospects after being out of work for sometime. I feel they are exceptionally good at preparing people for the workplace.

Ian Paterson - Future Jobs Fund Employee

‘Brilliant sessions, very worth while. Absolutely vital information passed on to the children that many don't get from home.

Waste / recycling and composting session at primary schools.

Mr Jon Finnis - teacher at Ightham Primary School


 ’This has been a gradual learning curve for the group with positive (and edible)

results. It has been an excellent project’

Environment for Everyone allotment project


 ‘We had a great leader for the day: I highly recommend the pond-dipping activities -well structured, well resourced, excellent educational trip’

Sheldwich Primary School on Oare Gunpowder Works Educational Trip

‘Friends of Hillyfields continue to work in an exceptional Partnership with

Groundwork Kent and Medway. Groundwork Staff have been instrumental and indeed pivotal in gaining funding for Hillyfields Community Park. We will continue this much valued relationship’  

Pat Cooper - Friends of Hillyfields & Medway Councillor (Gillingham North Ward).


 ‘My favourite thing was getting muddy.  To be honest I absolutely love getting muddy and dirty and messy!’

Year 5 student on an educational trip to Brett’s Quarry

 I enjoy gardening and have learnt new skills I can use in my garden at home—my confidence has rocketed!’

‘The project has made a noticeable difference to our pupils, especially those with autism whose
social and life skills have improved dramatically’

Pupil from Bradfields School & Deputy Head Teacher at Greenacre School in Chatham regarding the ‘Gardening Skills’ project.



Groundwork Kent & Medway
48 Canterbury Street
Kent ME7 5UN

T 01634 855166
F 01634 855177
E [email protected]