Category: Parks

Joggers, please give people space

We want people to exercise in our parks and green spaces and remain healthy and safe, however, those taking exercise, especially joggers and runners, need to act responsibly and make sure they observe the two metre rule and protect other park users. People running in parks should follow these guidelines: Please stay at least two… Read More

Why must dogs be kept on leads in parks COVID-19

Some people have questioned why there are new rules in place in parks and open spaces requiring owners to keep their dogs on leads. This is to ensure that all park visitors comply with the Government’s advice on social distancing – requiring people to remain two metres apart from each other. These rules have been… Read More

Playgrounds close in parks to prevent the spread of Covid-19

Playgrounds, outdoor gyms, toilets and all other facilities in Wandsworth’s parks and commons have been closed following the latest guidelines on social distancing.     The borough’s parks remain open, but people are being reminded they must comply with the rules set out by the Prime Minister.   This means people should not congregate in groups and people must remain two… Read More

EGG-CEPTIONAL EASTER EGG TRAIL IN BATTERSEA PARK

Love Parks Wandsworth is back – and so is the Augmented Reality Easter Egg Game! The virtual world meets the real one at Battersea Park this Easter weekend in a state-of-the-art egg hunt. The popular Augmented Reality Easter Egg Trail is back in Battersea Park! To celebrate the launch of this year’s Love Parks Wandsworth,… Read More

Community gets together to plant trees

A project to plant trees in 15 different sites across the borough has been successfully completed. The community tree planting project was delivered by the council’s trees and parks teams in association with local schools, community groups, residents and parks friends’ groups. The council successfully applied for £17,800 from the Greater London Authority’s Greener City… Read More

Community Tree planting sessions just started in Wandsworth

Wandsworth Council successfully applied for a £17,800 grant from the Greater London Authority’s Greener City Fund and has put in an additional £7,400 into buying and planting 80 trees in the borough. Trees and Parks teams have reached out to a wide range of greenspace users as well as residents; particularly those who have shown… Read More

Barking up the right tree!

Logs from Wandsworth Council’s Battersea Park have been used to help create Battersea Dogs and Cats Home’s first ever sensory garden. The garden acts as a stimulus for many of the dogs in need of care and can help improve their confidence. Logs from ash and oak trees in Battersea Park have also been dotted… Read More

PLANTING A FUTURE FOR OUR NATIONAL PARK CITY

To celebrate London becoming a National Park City Wandsworth Council are giving away 1,000 reusable and recyclable plant pots filled with flowers or herbs seeds. The plan is for you to grow the plant and then give it to a neighbour, colleague, chosen charity or group and help make London greener. It’s all part of… Read More