Dalgarno Gardens

Our history

We started over 160 years ago with one man and £150,000. Find out how we've grown into an organisation with 107,000 homes and 220,000 residents.
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Our founder, George Peabody

George Peabody (1795-1869) was born in Massachusetts in the US. One of eight children, he left school at the age of 11 to work and help support his family.
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Our timeline

We’ve been around since 1862 and we've done a lot in that time. Learn more about how we've become the organisation we are today.

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