Category: Parks

The Winter Works in Wandsworth That Improve Your Green Space in Spring and Summer

Every year, in partnership with Wandsworth Council, Enable carries out extensive habitat management activities in Wandsworth, a particularly green and leafy borough which has the most public green space as a percentage of land of all inner London boroughs. In total there are 34 parks and commons, eight allotments and five cemeteries, as well as… Read More

Enable Leisure and Culture team up across communities in creating new avenue of trees for King George’s Park thanks to generous gift from Japan

Enable Leisure and Culture and Wandsworth Borough Council have collaborated with the Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association of London Region, and the Sakura Cherry Tree Project in planting an attractive new feature in the form of an avenue of soon-to-be blossoming cherry trees for King George’s Park. The double row of Cherry trees approximately 1.5 metres in height will run from Burr Rd across the Park to the river Wandle near the… Read More

Love Parks Wandsworth is back!

Love Parks Wandsworth 2021 officially started at the weekend with a litter picking session on Wandsworth Common on Sunday 6th June, hosted by the Friends of Wandsworth Common  supported by Enable Leisure and Culture. The event wasn’t widely publicised due to current Covid-19 restrictions, but that didn’t stop a group of the Friends heading out… Read More

Enjoy your bank holiday break but please help us protect our green spaces

With crowds expected to flock to the borough’s parks and commons this bank holiday weekend, people are being urged to help protect these valuable community green spaces by clearing away their litter. With visitors expected to enjoy drinks, snacks and picnics, there is likely to be lots of waste generated this weekend and people are… Read More

No Mow May

This spring, Wandsworth Council will be joining in with local gardeners to take part in the nationwide No Mow May campaign run by the charity Plantlife. At several greenspaces across the borough during May, the lawnmowers will be stopped and the wildflowers will bloom. Enable Leisure and Culture; who look after the parks and open… Read More

It’s official – Wandsworth has some of the best green spaces in London!

The borough is celebrating having more green flags than ever before flying over its parks and commons. The Green Flag Award is an international mark of quality and recognised standard for well-managed parks and green spaces all over the world. Its winners are committed to making the parks the best they can for their community…. Read More

Love Parks Wandsworth Round Up 2020

A Whole Lotta Park Love! All summer Wandsworth Council has been running a series of socially distanced events under the Love Parks banner. In celebration of our fabulous green spaces we’ve organised a series of sold-out live music events, theatre performances for children and adults, outdoor fitness classes and we even teamed-up with the Putney… Read More

Live Theatre comes to Shillington Gardens

Wandsworth Council is proud to bring two, free live-theatre performances to Shillington Gardens, near Clapham Junction, as part of its Love Parks campaign this summer. The performances will take place on Tuesday 25th August, and Wednesday 26th August 2020. Scenes from Shakespeare, aimed at young people, will be performed live, followed by Estimated Time, a… Read More

Bandstand Chamber Festival comes to Battersea Park

1-15 September 2020, Battersea Park Bandstand, SW11 4NJ Doric Quartet, Maggini Quartet, Solem Quartet & Anthony Friend, Hill Quartet Wandsworth Council is proud to host the Bandstand Chamber Festival, founded by clarinetist and concert promoter Anthony Friend, with a series of free, outdoor chamber music concerts. Four of the UK’s best-loved string quartets will take… Read More