Take That singer Mark Owen took time out of his busy schedule to officially open a new children’s garden at St George’s Hospital, southwest London, on Friday 27th April. The singer, who lives in Wandsworth, met with patients, parents and staff during his visit and also made time to go around the children’s wards.

The children’s garden, funded by donations to St George’s Hospital Charity, provides areas for play, rest, relaxation and learning. It was designed using the ideas of young patients and includes a vegetable patch and an animal enclosure.

Mark provided an extra special surprise by presenting a cheque for £20,000 on behalf of the Take That Trust.

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