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About the Friends of Burgess Park

Our priorities for 2019

  • Planned improvements to Burgess Park: sports facilities
  • Planning applications around the park
  • Repair and future use of the old library bath and washhouse (OLBAW) Wells Way
  • Programme of community events on wildlife “Wild about Wildfowl” and “Big City Butterflies” projects

The Friends of Burgess Park are an association of people and other interested groups who are concerned to protect, promote and enhance an important, inner-city London park.

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We meet regularly and welcome anyone to come along to meetings, read the minutes.


We want the park protected from inappropriate development, inappropriate use and with high regard for protecting the environment and ecology.
We monitor the park boundaries and lobby against development which would reduce the area of the park.
As regular users of the park we observe park management and maintenance, and campaign for best practice.


We aim to encourage appropriate use of and events in the park, to facilitate other park user organisations and to encourage new visitors.


We identify areas of improvement for the park and work to improve this enormous asset for all the community.

Committee members:

  • Susan Crisp  – Co-ordinater/comms
  • Nicky Howard –Safeguarding and Burgess Park Board rep
  • Monica Heeran  –Treasurer
  • Sam Tilling – Passmore Edwards Project/comms
  • Andrew Pearson – Heritage
  • Jon Pickup- Heritage
  • Sue Amos – Glengall Wharf Garden Food Group
  • Chas Charrington – Angling
  • Jenny Morgan – Environment
  • Catriona Sinclair  – Web/Old Kent Road planning
  • Chris Henry – Camberwell Fields TRA
  • Jonathan Taylor
  • Martin Hethering – Faraday rep (to September 2019)
  • Paula Lorgelly  – Wells Way Triangle TRA  (from August 2019)

Our Constitution: FoBP constitution in Word format or  FoBP constitution in Pdf format

View the FOBP accounts 2017-18

FOBP accounts 2016-2017

FOBP accounts signed 2015-16

FOBP accounts signed 2014-15

FOBP signed accounts 2013-14 

FOBP signed accounts 2012-13

Read the

FOBP annual report AGM 2017

FOBP annual report AGM 2016

FOBP Chair’s annual report AGM 2015

FOBP Chair’s annual report AGM November 2014

Friends of Burgess Park Chair’s Report AGM November 2013

AGM November 2012  in Pdf format



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