About the Friends of Burgess Park
Our priorities for 2018
- Planned improvements to Burgess Park: Camberwell West and the sports facilities
- Planning applications around the park
- New art installation on the anniversary of the 1917 Zeppelin raid
- Repair and future use of the old library bath and washhouse (OLBAW)
- Programme of community events on wildlife focused on the lake
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 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.
Susan Crisp – Co-ordinater/comms
Nicky Howard –Safeguarding and Burgess Park Board rep
Monica Heeran –Treasurer
Sam Tilling – Passmore Edwards Project
Andrew Pearson – Heritage
Jon Pickup- Heritage
Sue Amos – Food Group
Chas Charrington – Angling
Jenny Morgan – Environment
Catriona Sinclair – Web
Chris Henry – Camberwell Fields TRA
Susie Giles – Wells Way Triangle TRA