Get Involved

Friends of Burgess Meetings

flower garden photoMeetings monthly: first Tuesday of the month at 7pm. Hybrid meeting. NO meeting  January.

In person – Chumleigh Gardens meeting room –Online –  Meetings online  Meeting ID: 922 520 020, Password: 026962

All welcome – come along and raise any issue about Burgess Park.

Current projects and priorities

All Welcome 

FOBP projects

Weekly litterpic – Litterpic will every Monday, 8-9am April to October

Join our weekly litter-pic Monday mornings to help tackle heavy week-end litter in the park, especially preventing rubbish getting into the lake. Meet at Chumleigh Gardens, litterpics, gloves and bags provided.

Planning sub-group

We are responding to planning applications around the park, especially Parkhouse St and Old Kent Road developments, and others. We have a sub-group to develop responses and meet with developers and support park users to respond to consultation.  Get in touch

Wildlife and conservation

Our current focus is the woodlands.

Southwark Nature Action Volunteers,  are working on projects across Southwark SNAV –  find our more  

Burgess Park heritage

If you are interested in the Burgess Park history see our Bridge to Nowhere site, and get in touch

Old library bath and washhouse (OLBAW)

FOBP has been campaigning and leading activity to make sure this beautiful building is repaired and restored for the benefit of the park.  The old library is currently vacant and the bathhouse is used by Lynn AC Boxing Club.

FOBP minutes of meetings