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The place to purchase Christmas timber in London 2021

When do you have to put up your Christmas tree? Nicely, that relies upon who you ask…

  • The Catholic custom is to brighten the tree on Christmas Eve or, if that’s a bit disturbing, on the third Sunday of Creation
  • Many People wish to put their tree up the weekend after Thanksgiving, however you possibly can additionally put it up 12 days earlier than Christmas Day, on 13 December
  • Good sensible recommendation to observe although, is that of the British Christmas Tree Growers Affiliation – for fresh-cut timber, they suggest holding off till 1 December not less than, to make sure your tree lasts till the large day.

However the place to purchase the very best? The Resident has compiled a listing of London’s best Nordmann Firs and Norway Spruces retailers in your native space… 

West london

1 Shoots & Leaves, varied areas
Shoots & Leaves has quite a few shops in west and south west London – discover them at Little Brook Inexperienced W6, Acton Park W3, Eel Brook Frequent SW6 and Cleveland Park W13. The crew goes to nice lengths to go to the farms and hand decide each Christmas tree. You possibly can gather it, have it delivered, order it on-line and even go for the set up service. Opens 25 November, and you may order on-line too.
christmastrees.london

2 Clifton Nurseries, Maida Vale
Certainly one of London’s oldest backyard centres, Clifton Nurseries in Maida Vale has been round since 1851. Right here you’ll discover Nordmann firs grown in sustainable forests in Denmark. The backyard centre additionally shares uncommon items, festive playing cards, wrap and equipment, tree decorations, Christmas lights and, after all, loads of indoor and outside crops and pots.
5A Clifton Villas, Maida Vale W9 2PH; clifton.co.uk

3 The Christmas Forest, varied areas
The Christmas Forest group offers lovely Christmas timber to Londoners whereas giving a little bit bit again to Mom Nature. For each tree bought a brand new tree is planted in Africa by Tree Assist. Areas are London-wide, with a west London web site in Ealing from 24 November. Supply and set up obtainable.
Ealing Frequent, Hanger Lane, W5 3HN; christmasforest.co.uk

4 Pines and Needles, varied areas
London’s go-to Christmas tree supply service delivers quite a lot of timber to tons of of houses in London yearly and has quite a few pop-up tree retailers round west London together with Ealing Frequent (19 Nov-24 Dec) and Christ The Saviour Church in Ealing Broadway (19 Nov-24 Dec), Acton Inexperienced Frequent in Chiswick (26 Nov-22 Dec), Shirland Street in Maida Vale (16 Nov-24 Dec) and St Johns Church in Notting Hill (20 Nov-23 Dec).
pinesandneedles.com

5 W6 Backyard Centre, Ravenscourt Park
Christmas timber will likely be in inventory at W6 Backyard Centre close to Ravenscourt Park tube station in December. Select from prime quality Fraser Firs, Nordman Firs and Noble timber – all from British growers and chosen particularly for his or her full foliage – obtainable from 3ft to 11ft. When you have a smaller house, go for a Fraser Fir – slim, fragrant and non-drop. In addition they have an amazing vary of Christmas decorations.
17 Ravenscourt Avenue, Ravenscourt Park W6 0SL; w6gardencentre.co.uk



South West London

1 The Christmas Forest, varied areas
The Christmas Forest, which crops a tree in Africa for each tree bought, has quite a few south west London Christmas tree retailers. Head to the Ascension of the Lord Church on Lavender Hill, Battersea (27 Nov-24 Dec), Putney Leisure Centre on Higher Richmond Street (27 Nov-24 Dec) and Swimming pools on the Park, Twickenham Street, Richmond (25 Nov-24 Dec). Supply and set up obtainable.
christmasforest.co.uk

2 Chelsea Gardener
The Chelsea Gardener has a choice of aromatic Nordmann Fir Christmas timber with minimal needle drop in retailer from mid-November. The pleasant crew will allow you to select your tree, obtainable from 3ft to 12ft tall, and may organize dwelling supply and tree set up for you. Do try their vary of festive tree decorations too.
125 Sydney Road, Chelsea SW3 6NR; chelseagardener.com

3 Pines and Needles, varied areas
Pines and Needles have a great deal of south west London areas to select from this yr. Head to Barn Elms taking part in fields (27 Nov-22 Dec), Battersea Park’s Chelsea Automotive Park (20 Nov-20 Dec), St Johns Church in Fulham (20 Nov-24 Dec), Ascension of the Lord Church on Lavender Hill (19 Nov-20 Dec), Wimbledon Park (27 Nov-24 Dec), Swimming pools on the Park at Previous Deer Park, Richmond (25 Nov-24 Dec), Roehampton Gate Automotive Park, Richmond Park (26 Nov-23 Dec) and Putney Leisure Centre (19 Nov-23 Dec). In addition they provide supply, set up, ornament and elimination companies.
pinesandneedles.com

4 Neals Nurseries Backyard Centre, Wandsworth
Capital Gardens, which has areas in Wandsworth and Alexandra Palace, has been promoting Christmas timber for generations. Select from minimize Nordmann Firs, Noble Firs, Fraser Firs, Norway Spruces in all types of sizes, in addition to dinky potted Blue Spruces and extra (given care and a focus, potted timber will final for extra than simply this Christmas, so that they’re a extra environmentally pleasant possibility). It’s also possible to purchase on-line and have it delivered straight to your door.
Heathfield Street, Wandsworth SW18 3HR; capitalgardens.co.uk

5 Petersham Nurseries, Richmond
Petersham Nurseries Richmond shares British grown Nordmann fir timber in quite a lot of sizes. Head to the wonderful backyard centre to select your personal – and whilst you’re there, browse the beautiful assortment of Christmas decorations from hand-blown baubles to garlands and twinkling lights – or have one delivered on to your door.
Church Lane, off Petersham Street, Richmond, Surrey TW10 7AB; petershamnurseries.com

6 Battersea Flower Station
The multi award-winning Battersea Flower Station guarantees high quality and worth. They provide supply on Christmas timber to most SW postcodes each day from 1-22 December. Select from non-drop Nordmann Firs priced £34-£110, in addition to aromatic conventional Spruces (which are inclined to shed a number of extra needles however odor nice) and potted timber. In the event you’re after an extra-large tree, give the crew a name and so they can order one in for you. 
16 Winders Street, Battersea SW11 3HE; batterseaflowerstation.co.uk

7 Adrian Corridor Ltd, Sheen 
Adrian Corridor sells quite a lot of Christmas timber, from non-drop to pot-grown and conventional Spruce timber that, sure, will depart you with a carpet filled with needles, however odor nice! Sizes vary from 1ft to 15ft. Head to the shop in Sheen and let the backyard specialists allow you to pick the right tree to brighten your house for Christmas. Supply may be organized.
181 Higher Richmond Street, Sheen SW14 8DU; adrianhall.co.uk

8 The Backyard Occasion, 9 Elms
The Backyard Occasion, primarily based at New Covent Backyard Market, has delivered high quality Christmas timber to residents in south west London for greater than 15 years. The crew is educated in horticulture and design, so that they know a factor or two about Christmas timber (they provide ‘super-graded’ Nordmanniana, that are famous for his or her needle retention, thick bushy branches and perfume) and provide a adorning service.
9 Elms Lane, 9 Elms, SW8 5BH; thegardenparty.co.uk

9 The Avalon and The Abbeville, Clapham
The Avalon in Clapham South, The Abbeville in Clapham and The Rosendale in West Dulwich – a part of the Three Cheers Pub Group – will as soon as once more have a ‘veritable Narnia of the best Nordman Firs’ from 20 November. Purchase one and also you’ll get a free mulled wine or sizzling cider to assist get you within the Christmas spirit. Accessible from 10am-7pm at The Rosendale and from 11am-8pm at The Avalon and The Abbeville till Christmas Eve.
The Avalon: 16 Balham Hill, Clapham South, SW12 9EB
The Abbeville: 67-69 Abbeville Street,  SW4 9JW
The Rosendale: 65 Rosendale Rd, Norwood, SE21 8EZ
threecheers.co.uk

10 On Cloud Pine, Bushy Park & Richmond Park
Mix a stroll in Bushy Park or Richmond Park with the prospect to purchase a sustainably-sourced Christmas tree from On Cloud Pine. The shops have social distancing in place, and clients can both click on and gather, choose their tree on web site for native dwelling supply or take an attractive tree away with them. For many who can’t go to a park you possibly can order on-line for nationwide supply. By buying certainly one of these timber, you might be serving to The Royal Parks charity take care of the attractive inexperienced areas within the coronary heart of London. Open from 26 Nov-23 Dec.
oncloudpine.com



South East london

1 Alan’s Vegetation Backyard Centre, Greenwich
Alan’s Vegetation Backyard Centre affords a big inventory of Christmas timber, from 4ft non-drop potted Christmas timber for £24 to chop Nordmann non-drop timber as much as 7’6” for £35. Open every day, the small backyard centre additionally shares tons of of shrubs, bamboo, indoor crops, autumn flower crops, pots and extra. Open every day.
224 Woolwich Street, Greenwich SE7 7QU; alansplants.business.site

2 Karen Woolven Flowers, Greenwich
Order your tree from Karen Woolven Flowers and the crew will handpick the very best tree from British growers and ship it in your door (or can go for the click-and-collect service).  It’s also possible to select lovely wreaths and garlands to create the right Christmas show. It’s also possible to order wreath-making kits do you have to need to one other festive craft challenge. Accessible from 27 November.
18 Royal Hill, Greenwich, SE10 8RT; karenwoolvenflowers.co.uk

3 Greenwich Christmas Bushes
Established in 1980, Greenwich Christmas Bushes provides among the best timber within the space, and even donate a Christmas tree to St Alfege Church yearly. Pop up store buying and selling hours and dates are nonetheless TBC however plan a go to for the tip of November.
Nook of Straightsmouth & Roan Road (subsequent to The Mitre), Greenwich SE10 9LB; greenwichchristmastrees.co.uk

4 Hortus, Blackheath
Hortus is at present accepting orders for Christmas timber. Deriver slots can be found between 8am – 5pm on 2, 9, 16, 21 December.  To order, e-mail store@hortus-london.com together with your identify, tackle, the dimensions of the tree you’d like, whether or not you’d favor supply or assortment, your most well-liked supply date (am or pm) and cellphone quantity. Costs begin from £40 for a 3.5-4ft pot-grown Nordmann Fir. Supply is simply obtainable regionally and a £6 cost will apply.
26 Blackheath Village SE3 9SY; hortus-london.com

5 Alleyn Park Backyard Centre, West Dulwich
Alleyn Park Backyard Centre’s inventory of non-drop Nordmanns begin arriving on the finish of November. Pre-order and pay in your Christmas tree in November get 10 per cent off. The timber are minimize from high quality, sustainable inventory in Scotland and Denmark. It’s also possible to get potted and pot grown White Spruce, Norway Spruce and Nordmann Firs. For sizes, costs and to fill out an order type, try the Christmas tree buyers guide. Supply obtainable for timber bigger than 5ft.
Rear of 77 Park Corridor Street (reverse Café Rouge), West Dulwich SE21 8ES; alleynpark.co.uk

6 The Rosendale in West Dulwich
The Rosendale in West Dulwich, The Avalon in Clapham South and The Abbeville in Clapham – a part of the Three Cheers Pub Group – will as soon as once more have a ‘veritable Narnia of the best Nordman Firs’ from 20 November. Purchase one and also you’ll get a free mulled wine or sizzling cider to assist get you within the Christmas spirit. Accessible from 10am-7pm at The Rosendale and from 11am-8pm at The Avalon and The Abbeville till Christmas Eve.
65 Rosendale Street, West Dulwich SE21 8EZ; threecheers.co.uk

7 Pines & Needles, varied areas
Pines and Needles spreads its spruces far and huge throughout the capital. In SE postcodes, discover them at Brockwell Park (19 Nov-22 Dec), Crystal Palace Station Street (26 Nov-20 Dec) and Streatham and Marlborough Cricket Membership on Dulwich Frequent (19 Nov-24 Dec). The Christmas tree store is re-stocked each morning with dozens of hardy, non-drop Nordmann Firs, starting from 3ft to 9ft, which have been freshly minimize and delivered straight from the Pines & Needles plantations. It’s also possible to order on-line.
pinesandneedles.com

8 The Christmas Forest, varied areas
The Christmas Forest cuts its timber as late within the season as attainable to make sure freshness, in addition they plant a brand new tree in Africa for each tree bought. Discover them in Streatham and Marlborough Cricket Membership on Dulwich Frequent (25 Nov-24 Dec), Crystal Palace Station Street (30 Nov-24 Dec). On-line orders, supply from retailer and set up service obtainable.
christmasforest.co.uk

9 Clickmas Bushes, Crofton Park, Kennington & Shad Thames
Clickmas Bushes is a small household enterprise began by John Davis-Taylor and Louise Washford in 2009. In addition to delivering premium grade Nordmann Fir Christmas timber to houses and companies round London, Clickmas additionally has pop-up retailers positioned in Crofton Park (from TBC), Kennington (from TBC), and Flamingo Park (from TBC). A free supply service is obtainable to some native postcode space, in any other case a supply cost applies. Supply is seven days per week from 19 November to 22 December. Click on-and-collect can also be an possibility.
clickmastrees.com



East LONDON

1 Pines & Needles, varied areas
Pines and Needles is again at a number of websites in east London with one other nice choice of firs and spruces. Discover them at Victoria Park (19 Nov-20 Dec), St Leonard Church in Shoreditch (19 Nov-22 Dec) and Lee Valley Ice Centre (20 Nov-20 Dec). Open every day. Pines & Needles will ship from the location – or you possibly can order on-line – and so they additionally provide an set up, ornament and recycling service.
pinesandneedles.com

2 Columbia Street Flower Market, Bethnal Inexperienced
London’s well-known flower market will promote among the UK’s best Christmas timber each Sunday come the again finish of November. Anybody acquainted with this heaving but compact market is aware of that it used to get tremendous congested as folks shuffled alongside bumper-to-bumper all the wonderful crops and flowers. Whereas the socially-distanced queuing system is not in use, a very good factor to come back out of the pandemic is that the market’s structure has now modified so individuals are not sardined collectively. Columbia Street Flower Market is a good spot to do some Christmas procuring because the highway is lined with unbiased boutiques and retailers promoting all the pieces from old-school vinyl to handmade ceramics and antiques.
Columbia Street, Bethnal Inexperienced E2 7RG; columbiaroad.info

3 The Christmas Forest, Lee Valley Ice Centre
Not solely does The Christmas Forest minimize its timber as late within the season as attainable to make sure freshness, in addition they plant a brand new tree in Africa for each tree bought. Discover them at Lee Valley Ice Centre (30 Nov-24 Dec) and at St Pauls Church in Stoke Newington (27 Nov-24 Dec). On-line ordering, supply and set up and Christmas tree elimination companies can be found.
Lea Bridge Street E10 7QL; St Pauls Church, 306 Amhurst Street, N16 7UE; christmasforest.co.uk

4 Broadway Market, London Fields
Broadway Market has additionally seen a pandemic reorganisation, and can also be much less hectic than it as soon as was. In earlier years, you need to begin seeing Christmas timber available on the market as soon as December rolls round, nonetheless at present, that is TBC. Regardless, the market is all the time a captivating expertise full of scrumptious meals and ceramics, clothes and jewelry made by unbiased designers.
Broadway Market, London Fields E8 4QJ; broadwaymarket.co.uk



North London

1 The Christmas Forest, varied areas
Decide up one of many Christmas Forest’s sustainable Christmas timber from varied north London websites. The overwhelming majority of their timber come from across the UK and for each tree bought, a brand new tree is planted in Africa. Open at Finsbury Park from (25 Nov-23 Dec), at St Paul’s Church in Stoke Newington (27 Nov-24 Dec) and at Alwyne Fort Pub in Highbury (30 Nov-24 Dec). On-line ordering, supply and set up and Christmas tree elimination companies can be found.
christmasforest.co.uk

2 Alexandra Palace Backyard Centre
Capital Gardens at Alexandra Palace has been promoting Christmas timber for generations. Select from minimize Nordmann Firs, Noble Firs, Fraser Firs, Norway Spruces in all types of sizes, in addition to dinky potted Blue Spruces and extra (given care and a focus potted timber will final for extra than simply this Christmas, so that they’re a extra environmentally pleasant possibility).
Alexandra Palace Approach N22 7BB; capitalgardens.co.uk

3 Camden Backyard Centre
A brief stroll from Camden City Station and Camden Market, Camden Backyard Centre shares an enormous vary of actual Christmas timber from the tip of November yearly. These guys have provided the likes of No.11 Downing Road and numerous different public areas, so you recognize you’ll be getting a top quality tree. It’s also possible to order your Christmas tree on-line, and when you accomplish that earlier than 30 November, you’ll get a free present delivered together with your tree.
2 Barker Drive, Camden NW1 0JW; camdengardencentre.co.uk

4 N1 Backyard Centre, Islington
Christmas timber will likely be in inventory at N1 Backyard Centre on the Islington/Dalston borders in December. Select from prime quality Fraser Firs, Nordman Firs and Noble timber – all from British growers and chosen particularly for his or her full foliage – obtainable from 3ft to 11ft. When you have a smaller house, go for a Fraser Fir – slim, fragrant and non-drop. In addition they have an amazing vary of Christmas decorations.
25A Englefield Street N1 4EU; n1gardencentre.co.uk

5 Boma Backyard Centre, Kentish City
Certainly one of London’s most prestigious backyard centres is rolling in tons of of freshly minimize Christmas timber. Make your approach over to their nursery and pick a Nordman Fir (as much as 10ft), Fraser Fir (as much as 8ft), Norway Spruce (as much as 8ft) or a pot-grown Nordman. This Christmas you too can order on-line. Supply is from 25 Nov-22 Dec and supply expenses range in line with your postcode. It’s also possible to gather from the backyard centre.
51-53 Islip Road, Kentish City NW5 2DL; bomagardencentre.co.uk

6 Paramount Vegetation and Gardens, Enfield
Paramount Vegetation and Gardens has an amazing status with regards to Christmas timber. Accessible all through December, their high quality residing Christmas timber have root programs and are both potted or bought as rootballs to allow them to be planted within the backyard after the vacations – an amazing possibility for these involved in regards to the environmental affect of their Christmas tree. They’ve a broad vary of traditional shapes and foliage colors, from blue gray to deep inexperienced.
131 Theobalds Park Street, Crews Hill, Enfield EN2 9BH; paramountplants.co.uk


On-line solely

1 On Cloud Pine, Greenwich Park
Scottish On Cloud Pine provide UK-wide supply on Nordmann Fir Christmas timber which can be found to order now. Every tree comes with an ID quantity which, when imputed into the search database on On Cloud Pine’s web site, tells you the place your tree was grown, which is fairly cool.
oncloudpine.com

2 Good Elf
The employees at Good Elf can present skilled recommendation on selecting the very best Christmas tree in your dwelling or workplace. They provide non-drop timber, conventional timber and potted Christmas tree too. They also have a ‘tree hotline’ for many who want their tree in a rush! They’ll ship and setup your tree for a charge, and Good Elf additionally affords a group and recycling service.
goodelf.co.uk

3 Patch Vegetation
Patch Vegetation – the plant supply service created with clueless, city gardeners in thoughts – is providing mini and not-so-mini potted timber this Christmas. Select from Bruce the blue spruce, the traditional alternative with a full form and unbeatable pine scent; Pirya a fragile, trendy Christmas tree obtainable in two sizes (20-30cm or 40-50cm ); and the Neva, which seems to be like a Christmas tree however is definitely a tropical plant (40-50cm or 70-80cm).
patchplants.com

4 Christmas Bushes Delivered
Christmas Bushes Delivered is the net store for the award-winning Camden Backyard Centre. They provide museums, embassies, church buildings, hospitals, vacationer points of interest and authorities buildings – in addition to London houses – with high quality Christmas timber, stands, lights and decorations. Accessible from the final week in November, their assured non-drop Nordmann and Noble Firs are very good bushy timber sourced straight from the plantation.
christmastreesdelivered.co.uk

5 The Stem
Final yr, The Stem, London’s ethically pushed on-line backyard centre, launched a spread of sustainable pot-grown Norway Spruce Christmas timber that had been obtainable for dwelling supply. They haven’t been confirmed for this yr but, however it’s a secure guess they are going to be. Pot-grown Christmas timber final for much longer than the normal ‘fresh-cut’ tree, and when the festive season is over they are often planted within the backyard or stored of their pot, able to be reused once more subsequent yr.
thestem.co.uk



 

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