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Park Manager Chris Ellis is waving goodbye to Gunnersbury and is off to pastures new!

A well-known figure to many of our visitors, we’re incredibly grateful for all the hard work Chris has put into Gunnersbury, and we hope you’ll join us in wishing Chris all the best for his next venture!

Here's just some of his highlights!

Gardeners and garden volunteering celebrating with the Green Flag 2021


An award-winning park!

Under Chris’ management Gunnersbury Park has been awarded the Green Flag and even won Gold in London in Bloom awards in 2021!🥇


Don’t say neigh to the horse! 🐴

Who remembers when Chris brought in traditional shire horses from Operation Centaur to plough the meadow?


Gunnersbury on Screen!

Started during the pandemic, Chris’ virtual videos of the park brought a little bit of Gunnersbury into the homes of those who were unable to visit us. Rewatch Cornflower Meadow Tour here or visit our park highlights page for more.


A park for the community

Under Chris’ management the park volunteer team has gone from strength to strength, he’s welcomed local businesses for corporate away days, the NCS Challenge & has been a vital cog in our partnership with Community Payback amongst much more!

group shot of teenagers and a gardener for a challenge event

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