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.

Latest news:  We've done it!  - Winner of the Wales in Bloom Large Village. 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