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Wandsworth Park - Objection to planning application for change of use for part of the riverside terrace

Posted on: Jun 21, 2017

Planning application 2017/2707 proposes the conversion of part of the river terrace in Wandsworth Park into private residential use.

The Society believes that this would be an unacceptable loss of public space and furthermore that options to overcome the alleged night-time anti-social behaviour in this part of the park, which is the justification for the change of use, have not been ful…

Trees to commemorate the Queen's 90th Birthday

Posted on: Dec 02, 2016

On Friday 2nd December two tulip trees were planted in Wandsworth Park by Justine Greening MP for Putney ably assisted by children from local primary schools

The trees, to commemorate HM the Queen's 90th birthday, were planted in National Tree Week following a collaboration between the Society and the Friends of Wandsworth Park with part of the cost being met from the Society T…

New Catalpas for old

Posted on: Jul 01, 2016

The Socety has paid for the supply and planting of two new Catalpa bignonioides trees in Wandsworth Park. They have been planted in the formal beds at the south-eastern corner of the park where two earlier trees had reached the end of their lifeplan. The trees were planted last month with the help of Councillor Jim Madden, Pat Cross the Chair of the new Friends of Wandsworth Park, and John Horr…