Usk History

Floral Displays
Permanent Planting
Town Competition


Usk is a small market town of 2300 people in South East Wales.  Its history goes back to the Romans and Normans.

The Usk in Bloom committee was formed in 1981 by a group of enthusiasts. Since then the town has won many awards and attracted visitors to its wonderful display of flowers.

Winner of the Wales in Bloom Large Village 2016.  And it's a Gold! 35th year in a row!  See the Press Release for details.

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We work closely with Usk Town Council to raise funds to cover the costs of the public floral displays.

Usk Town in Bloom - July 2015 photos

Usk Town in Bloom - July 2014 photos

   Tywn Square, Usk.

The Usk in Bloom committee are all volunteers and the town has a proud record of success in competitions:-

  • Winners of class in “Wales in Bloom” 1982 to 2015.

  • Won “Britain in Bloom” four times, finalists in another six years.

  • Represented the United Kingdom in the European Entente Floral competition on three occasions.

The aims of the committee are to:-

  • Improve Usk by the imaginative planting of trees, shrubs, bulbs and floral displays.

  • Address environmental issues and preserve wildlife.

  • Work with and educate the youngsters in Usk from nursery to junior age.

  • Continuously plant and maintain the current 83 flower beds and tubs around the town.

  • Foster partnerships with other organisations in Usk to achieve these aims.


For more information please contact: 

Usk in Bloom Chairman - Tony Kear  uskinbloom@gmail.com   07824810182

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Registered charity number:- 1152881