Archive: Station’s platform garden

Porter-signalman Alfred Saunderson with his platform garden at Stoke Mandeville train station, 1956
Porter-signalman Alfred Saunderson with his platform garden at Stoke Mandeville train station, 1956

Porter-signalman Alfred Saunderson is pictured working on the platform garden at Stoke Mandeville railway station in 1956.

He took first prize in the London Transport station garden competition and two years later was awarded the challenge cup for the best garden in the whole of the London Transport region.