Business owners and green-fingered volunteers who keep Shanklin looking blooming wonderful will be awarded for their efforts.

The winners of Shanklin in Bloom 2023 have been announced and a presentation evening will be held in September.

Regular winner The Clifton Guest House has been named as the best in the guest house category again.

In the community section, Shanklin Theatre won, with Age Concern and the green town volunteers also getting a nod in third place.

Shanklin Conservative Club was judged as having the most well-kept displays in the pubs, clubs and cafes category.


Front gardens - 8 Park Road (1st), 18a Clarendon Road (2nd), Garden House (3rd), 45 Downland View (highly commended); small front gardens
- 11 Western Road (1st), Grange Road (2nd), 16 St Boniface Cliff Road 3rd);
pots and tubs - 17a Victoria Avenue (1st), 7 Hedley Court (2nd), Flat 14 Ashcombe Court (3rd), 8 St Boniface Cliff Road (highly commended); schools, churches and community - Shanklin Theatre (1st), Age Concern (2nd), Shanklin Green Town Volunteers (3rd); guest houses - The Clifton (1st); pubs, clubs and cafes - Shanklin Conservative Club (1st), Shanklin Royal British Legion (2nd), Shanklin Bowling Club (3rd); flats, condominiums and shared gardens - Rychris Court (1st), Craigmore Court (2nd).