Hello Friends, we had a meeting on the 15th July 2018, hosted by Rosena and Dino. Most of the discussions centred around the responsibilities of the committee members, and the Section 106 (alias Megabowl) money allocation. We founded a sub-committee to ensure that we get the most of this amazing opportunity. You can find the minutes… Continue reading Friends of Hillside Gardens Meeting (15th July 2018)
Dear Friends, Over the last few months we have been discussing with the council what we feel the priorities are for the park. Lambeth have identified a large sum of money from local developer contributions (106 money) which (subject to final approvals) has been allocated to the park. To guide how this money is spent… Continue reading Megabowl money update
We have drafted a policy for the Friends group around the tennis coaching in the park. We hope that that it will help everyone understand how coaching operates in Lambeth and what the friends group can do to support tennis in the park. FoHGP Tennis Policy
As a registered Charity we submit a report and accounts each year to the Charity commission. All our previous submissions can be seen here. Our soon to be submitted report is here
The Megabowl development on Streatham High Street is progressing and the developer is committed to contributing £100,000's of pounds to local facilities including parks. We have been in discussion with Lambeth about this and believe that Hillside Gardens Park and Palace Road Nature Garden should receive the majority of the money available (other parks and… Continue reading What would you do with a few £100,000s?
Friends of Hillside Gardens Park is a registered charity which is the community's voice in the maintenance and improvement of Hillside Gardens Park and Palace Road Nature Garden. Our current Chair is moving out of the area and we are looking for someone to take their place. The core responsibilities of the Chair are to;… Continue reading We’re looking for a new Chair
Our 2017 Annual General Meeting will be held on: Thursday 13th July St Simon and St Jude Church Hall 7.30pm All with an interest in the park and nature garden welcome. Agenda Minutes of last meeting Apologies for absence Accounts and Annual Report Electing Chair, Secretary and Treasurer Gate Locking Update from the allotment group… Continue reading 2017 Agenda
A keen local resident is starting a new gardening group - for those who want to get their hands dirty and meet new people (without committing to taking on their own plot). Please get in touch with Offa via the detail below to let her know your coming along!
Click here to download a PDF of the poster Everything is free apart from the tennis tournament which is £5. You can book yourself in for all the activities here. Or just turn up on the day!
March 8th 2017 Meeting Notes