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NIKE + Fuel Station and Sky Got to Dance events

September 10, 2012
NIKE + Fuel Station and Sky Got to Dance events

Highly commercial activities on Clapham Common must be opposed Friends of Clapham Common, along with The Clapham Common Advisory Management Committee (CCMAC) and The Open Spaces Society, are increasingly alarmed at the behaviour of Lambeth Council who seems determined to regard Clapham Common as their own commercial asset to be exploited. Both NIKE Fuel+(1) and…

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Volunteers shape the Common!

June 25, 2012

More volunteers from business organisations are helping with much-needed improvements to the common. If the weather’s right, not only is it a day out of the office, with some physical activity, but it helps improve the legacy of Clapham Common for all visitors… Read more on our Environment Page!

New Meadow Bunds Created

June 22, 2012
New Meadow Bunds Created

Supervised by Lambeth Council’s Iain Bolton, a team of 15 volunteers from Studio Canal, Soho descended on the  Eagle Pond area of Clapham Common, on 20 June to realise the Friends’ second wildflower meadow.  A couple of months later, we had this splendid show! Let’s hope we get the same and more plants flowering next…

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Lloyds volunteers join Friends of Clapham Common

June 18, 2012
Lloyds volunteers join Friends of Clapham Common

Last month 120 volunteers from Lloyds Bank came to help Lambeth and Friends of Clapham Common accomplish essential management on the common. Banking people from all over the country got their hands dirty and helped clear the ground around young trees, plant wetland wild plants around the waterside of Eagle Pond, and helped to pull…

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Eagle Pond – developing wild area?

March 31, 2012
Eagle Pond – developing wild area?

Friends of Clapham Common, working with Lambeth and Southern Gas, hopes that some of the spoil removed from the site of the new Gas Governor at The Windmill Pub, can be used to create extra areas of native wild flowers surrounding the hollow behind Eagle Pond. It remains to be seen what will be left…

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Friends of Clapham Common Plant their 100th Tree on 14 January

January 18, 2012
Friends of Clapham Common Plant their 100th Tree on 14 January

The Deputy Mayor of Lambeth,   Councillor Clive Bennett, planted the Friends of Clapham Common’s 100th tree last Saturday, 14 January, along with FCC members. Schools and other community groups will join members of FCC1 in the coming week on further planting days2. “The day was a huge success – our members and their families joined…

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New shrublands for Clapham Common

November 15, 2011
New shrublands for Clapham Common

105 young fruiting and nut trees have been donated to Friends of Clapham Common by the Woodland Trust. Very young specimens of hazel, spindle, hawthorn, blackthorn, elder and wayfaring tree, will feed our birds for years to come! Come to our planting day on Sunday 27 November! Meet at 2pm at the Bandstand for refreshments,…

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