Category: Parks

Love Parks Week

Love Parks is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the green spaces of Wandsworth – which has one of the highest number of council-owned parks and open spaces in inner London. It’s a nationwide celebration and opportunity for residents to get out and enjoy their favourite park, or discover new ones, and appreciate exactly why parks… Read More

Have your say on plans for £111k Furzedown Rec pavilion upgrade

Residents in the Furzedown area of Tooting are being urged to have their say on plans that could see more than £100,000 invested in a local green space. The council has earmarked £111,000 for improvements to the vacant bowling pavilion at the Furzedown Recreation Ground – known locally as the Furzedown Rec. Refurbishing the empty… Read More

Wandsworth Heritage Project : Wildlife Walk on the Common

Thursday 7 June, 2pm Guided walk: Wildlife Walk on the Common Organised by the Tooting Common Heritage Project A wildlife walk focusing on habitat restoration on Tooting Common. Please wear clothing and footwear suitable for the outdoors and weather. The event will involve walking on uneven surfaces and crossing roads and cycle paths. Meet at… Read More

Wandsworth Heritage Festival: Scything Taster Session

Wednesday 6 June, 10.30am to 2.30pm Drop in session: Scything Taster Session Organised by the Tooting Common Heritage Project in partnership with idverdeUK Come along for a taster session in the art of scything, a traditional grassland management technique used for centuries in England and with origins dating back to 500 B.C. Please wear clothing… Read More

King George’s Park Phase 2 Online Consultation: Drop in

Public Consultation: Come and join us in King George’s Park on Monday 4 June 2018, 10am to 4pm, to give us your views on our draft Management and Maintenance Plan proposals that have come out of the previous consultation. We are developing long term plans for the future management and maintenance of King George’s Park…. Read More

Wandsworth Heritage Festival: Best of Battersea’s Trees

Wednesday 30 May, 6.30pm Guided walk: Best of Battersea’s Trees Organised by Enable Leisure and Culture Take in the historic and notable trees of Battersea Park. Meet at the Bandstand in the Park. Free • Please register interest by sending email to (quote ‘Heritage Festival’ in the subject line)

Wandsworth Heritage Festival: Spies on the Common

Tuesday 29th May, 6.30pm Talk: Spies on the Common Paul McCue, Secret WW2 Learning Network A talk and presentation on the M.I.5 London Reception Centre, located in the Royal Victoria Patriotic Building on Wandsworth Common during WW2. Battersea Library, 265 Lavender Hill SW11 1JB FREE • Please book in advance: (quote ‘Heritage Festival’ in… Read More