Friends of Burgess Meetings

Tuesday 3 December 2019 7 pm

Presentation on the Glengall/Bianca Road development opposite the park for 600 bed student accommodation with representatives from the LSE and developers.

flower garden photo

    • Meetings monthly: first Tuesday of the month at 7pm
    • Meeting venue: Community Sports Centre, 106 Cobourg Road, SE5 0JV
    • All Welcome – Members and Non-Members. Each month there is a topic or presentation related to the park.


The Friends of Burgess Park also plan and organise a number of park based events. Wildlife, environment, history of the park plus the annual film festival.  See the events page for more details.  Minutes of meetings below.

AGM November 2019 Speakers, Q&A:
Diana Cochrane, Walworth History Society, Burgess Park and Beyond heritage
Jason Leech, Camberwell Society, Camberwell plan
Guy Robinson, Camberwell Fields Residents’ Association, Metropolitan Open Land
Plus: Elect new committee, approve accounts, review constitution, priorities 2020.

 Burgess Park heritage project group

Zeppelin 1917 is a centenary programme remembering the Zeppelin raid over what is now Burgess Park and exploring life in WWI.  In 2018 a new memorial was installed into the park. If you are interested in the Burgess Park history see our Bridge to Nowhere site, and get in touch

Passmore Edwards old library bath and washhouse project group (OLBAW)

This group is leading activity to make sure this beautiful building is repaired and restored for the benefit of the park.  The old library is in use by Theatre Deli and the bathhouse is used by Lynne Boxing and a church.

FOBP minutes of meetings

Read the 2018-19 minutes