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Rural Activities Garden Centre (RAGC)

The RAGC are committed to using the finest quality seeds and compost to grow and sell high quality produce, whilst offering employment and training opportunities for people with a learning disability.

The RAGC provides educational and supported employment and volunteering opportunities for residents with additional needs. 

Its aim is to provide a safe constructive environment in which service users can develop as confident knowledgeable individuals. A four wheel crew cab vehicle is used by the service users and staff to access other gardening projects in the community and undertake work experience.

There is also an energetic, enthusiastic and knowledgeable team. Poultry is reared on site and eggs are sold.

Location and access

Address: Rural Activities Garden Centre, West Drayton Road, Hillingdon, Middlesex, UB8 3JZ

Public transport: U4 or A10 from Uxbridge station towards Hayes town centre. The bus stops at the Merrimans junction and RAGC is on the West Drayton Road, the second turning on the right. From Hayes town centre you need to take a U4 bus towards Uxbridge.

By car: From Uxbridge town centre take the Uxbridge Road towards Hillingdon (Hillingdon Fire Station on the right), at the next traffic lights turn right into Lees Road. Bottom of Lees Road turn left onto dual carriage way. At the next lights take a right turn into West Drayton Road, RAGC is second turning on the right.

Opening hours for the garden centre.

The Rural Tea Rooms

The tea rooms are situated next to an ornamental garden and are open to the public.

Run by Hillingdon Autistic Care and Support HACS, reg Charity no 1066859 this prepares volunteers to lead more independent lives and helps them gain valuable skills. Further details on the HACS website.

RAGC

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