Parks and open spaces news
Published on Monday, 22 May 2017
The Friends of Crystal Palace Park (FOCPP) are looking to recruit board members.
Published on Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Winsford Gardens is celebrating after receiving a Special Award for Innovation from the Green Flag Award Scheme
Published on Friday, 8 July 2016
The six Grade II listed sphinxes in Crystal Palace Park are currently undergoing extensive conservation and repair work, thanks to joint funding from the Mayor of London, Historic England and Bromley Council.
Published on Monday, 9 May 2016
Voluntary and community groups are benefiting from a community fund for Crystal Palace Park which offers grants of between £100 and £20,000 over a three year period
Published on Friday, 18 December 2015
A Christmas carol has been sung for the first time at Crystal Palace, with the community coming together to support the park and the song.
Published on Friday, 4 December 2015
Six local voluntary and community groups have been awarded community grants following successful applications to the Crystal Palace Park Community Projects Fund to deliver a specific project or activity in Crystal Palace Park.
Published on Wednesday, 18 November 2015
Conservation work to the standing Iguanodon dinosaur sculpture in Crystal Palace Park is starting this week.
Published on Monday, 6 July 2015
Community groups working to improve parks and open spaces have been thanked for helping to secure £337,000 for improvements to green spaces over the last year.
Published on Friday, 5 June 2015
Plans for a new form of governance and long term improvements in Crystal Palace Park are underway.
Published on Tuesday, 24 March 2015
Community or resident groups are being invited to apply for a community grant for Crystal Palace Park
Published on Monday, 9 March 2015
The exclusivity agreement about Crystal Palace Park with the ZhongRong Group will not be renewed.
Published on Friday, 13 February 2015
At a meeting of the Crystal Palace Park Executive Board on 9 February, the Leader of Bromley Council, Cllr Stephen Carr, confirmed that the Exclusivity Agreement with ZhongRong Group (ZRG) expired on 1 February.
Published on Wednesday, 4 February 2015
An exclusivity agreement about Crystal Palace Park lapsed yesterday, Bromley Council have confirmed.
Published on Tuesday, 9 December 2014
A Beckenham bandstand legacy brick will make a novel Christmas present for some, whilst supporters of the bandstand are also being invited to purchase a legacy brick.
Published on Friday, 21 November 2014
Purchase a personalised brick around the much-loved bandstand in Croydon Road Recreation Ground and be part of local history. Whether you want to commemorate a loved one, celebrate a special occasion, or promote your business, our brick scheme is the perfect way to leave your legacy in Beckenham.
Published on Thursday, 31 July 2014
A range of improvements to the landscape and built heritage in Crystal Palace Park, as well as improvements to visitor facilities have been agreed as part of a £2.4 million improvement programme.
Published on Monday, 28 July 2014
The competition is now closed to entries. Judging will take place during September and the winner and runner up will be notified by 30 September 2014.
Published on Friday, 2 May 2014
Although the level of water has declined in recent weeks, Sparrows Den continues to be affected by groundwater flooding. This is as a direct result of record high levels of groundwater which is ultimately explained by the record winter rainfall. Whilst springs continue to ‘issue’ on Sparrows Den, the rate of issue has decreased and continues to reduce.