We are delighted to announce that FOWP has been offered a grant of £3,000 from the London Tree and Woodland Community Grant Scheme, to fund the planting of trees in Horse Close Wood. Merton Council has given permission and is to match the funding. The planting will take place before spring, and will be a [...]
Capability Brown's 300-Year Anniversary Group (a sub-committee of the Friends of Wimbledon Park) has received a donation from The All England Lawn Tennis Club of £1,000 to assist with its activities as part of the celebrations in 2016.
Restoration of the lake in the park is a long term project. Lack of funding and a co-ordinated approach has meant that the lake has deteriorated and we risk losing surrounding wildlife as a result. FOWP representatives met with the Leader of Merton Council, Cllr Stephen Alambritis in November, regarding the restoration of the lake, and [...]
The athletics track - a possible venue for hockey? Wimbledon Hockey Club has submitted a proposal to move to the athletics stadium, to make sure it is used more fully. There is also scope to improve access for disabled athletes. The next stage is a meeting between the Hercules Athletics Club, FOWP and [...]