A Grade ll listed house with extensive landscaped gardens, gifted for the use and enjoyment of the people by Henry Charles 'Inky' Stephens of the Stephens' Ink Company.


The restoration project will cost £3 million.

Where our funding comes from

The overall cost of restoring the gardens at Stephens House & Gardens will be approximately £3 million. The HLF is being asked to grant £2.1 million and Barnet Council has agreed to provide match fund £250,000.

Part of the remaining funding is coming in the form of voluntary work, but the Avenue House Estate Trust is seeking to raise funding from a number of other sources including the Landfill Tax Credit Scheme and various independent charitable funders.

The project will also depend on the support of users of the gardens that give a small amount every month through a standing order.

Home of 'Inky' Stephens

17 East End Road,
Finchley, London N3 3QE
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