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The Royal Horticultural Society


RHS is the UK’s national gardening charity, established in 1804, with a vision of a world where gardening is embraced as a way of life – a source of joy and fulfilment, building healthier lives, stronger communities, and thriving environments. To achieve this, RHS’s mission is to be there for everyone on their lifelong adventure with gardening.
RHS supports c.625,000 members and receives c. 2,950,000 visitors to its five public gardens. RHS flower shows (with c.400,000 annual visitors) showcase design, nurseries and plants, and the latest horticultural research, with 13 hours of primetime BBC coverage and media reaching millions more people. RHS hosts c.50,000 school visitors annually, delivering a variety of environmental, curriculum-linked learning sessions. RHS Campaign for School Gardening supports c.14,000 members, with strong reach across disadvantaged and underrepresented groups. Each year, 18 students and 32 apprentices work and study at RHS gardens and gain recognised qualifications. The RHS is an accredited Awarding Organisation, delivering regulated qualifications through >100 approved UK centres to c.5,000 people annually. RHS delivers community projects across the UK in partnership with voluntary, community, government and charity sector partners. RHS’s Britain in Bloom coordinates c.250,000 volunteers nationally, improving their school and community environments.
RHS has six key priorities:
Open up gardening for anyone, anywhere
Through its gardens, flower shows, website and partnerships, RHS engages diverse audiences, promoting gardening as a source of joy and fulfilment.
Community programmes like Britain in Bloom empower communities to embrace gardening for local benefit and environmental stewardship.
Grow our story to share the joy of gardening
Renowned flower shows at Chelsea, Tatton Park, and other venues showcase the beauty and diversity of gardening, attracting millions and spreading the joy of horticulture.
RHS Lindley Library preserves and shares the rich history of gardening through its extensive collection of literature and botanical art.
Build horticulture for the future
RHS offers a range of qualifications and supports school gardening initiatives, nurturing the next generation of horticulturists and promoting gardening from a young age.
Through research and education, RHS champions sustainable gardening practices and addresses environmental challenges, ensuring a thriving future for horticulture.
Deliver science solutions for people, gardens, and nature
RHS Science is rooted throughout its work. RHS leads in practical research, addressing current environmental challenges and informing best practices to benefit gardeners and ecosystems.
Conferences, publications, and advisory services disseminate scientific knowledge and promote informed decision-making in horticulture.
Champion the essential role of gardening
RHS advocates for the recognition of gardening as a fundamental skill, influencing policy and promoting the societal, environmental, and economic benefits of horticulture.
Community programmes like Britain in Bloom and It’s Your Neighbourhood highlight the importance of gardening in enhancing local communities and green spaces.
Unlock our potential
RHS fosters diversity and sustainability within its organisation and operations, ensuring inclusivity and resilience in its pursuit of promoting gardening for all.
Through innovative technology and strategic partnerships, RHS enhances its outreach and impact, engaging new audiences and advancing its charitable mission.

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The Royal Horticultural Society
  • Website

  • Company Number

    RC000480
  • Incorporation Date

    01-01-1981
  • Number of Employees

    1172
  • Supplier Turnover

    £122,096,000.00
  • SIC Codes

    33120, 94990, 94110
  • Categories

    45112700 : Landscaping work
    45210000 : Building construction work
    45215000 : Construction work for buildings relating to health and social services, public conveniences
    45262640 : Environmental improvement works
    71000000 : Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
  • Regions

    UK - National
    UKC - North East
    UKD - North West
    UKE - Yorkshire and The Humber
    UKH - East of England
    UKI - London
    UKJ - South East
    UKM - Scotland
  • Values

    £100k - £250k
    £10k - £25k
    £250k - £500k
    £25k - £50k
    £50k - £100k