Our friends

Find out about organisations that are helping the Our Garden project or working to make Balsall Heath into a greener place to live. Click on the bold headings to go to their websites.


Bahu Trust Environment and Climate Action

Find out what the Muslim community in Balsall Heath is doing to care for the earth.

zero carbon house

The UK’s first retrofit zero carbon house is in Balsall Heath.  Find out more about it.

Retrofit Balsall Heath

Community initiative to help people in B12 cut their bills, build community, and reduce carbon through getting their homes insulated together.

Balsall Heath is our Planet

A community initiative that aims to reduce the environmental impact of Balsall Heath – lots of practical tips and ways to help.

Balsall Heath City Farm

A little farm on Malvern Street, Balsall Heath, caring for farm animals and wildlife.

Chamberlain Highbury Trust

Charity dedicated to the Highbury Estate in Moseley and Kings Heath that donated three fruit trees to the Our Garden project.

Fruit and Nut Village

The project that works with people in cities to establish orchards, nut groves, forest gardens and edible hedges, and that helped Our Garden plant its grafted fruit trees.

 Balsall Heath Extinction Rebellion

A campaigning group organising actions in and around Birmingham to protest about the climate emergency.

Friends of Moseley Road Baths

Lots of community activities as well as the campaign to keep swimming in the baths in Balsall Heath.

Friends of Cannon Hill Park

Helping to create a haven of wildlife in the most beautiful part on the edge of Balsall Heath.

The Mosaic Road

Project with pop-up community photographic portrait shoots for Balsall Heath residents who can contribute audio interviews relating to their experience of life in the neighborhood.