A dose of nature in Beckenham Place Park - Video of Beckenham Place Park’s Community Engagement Officer Lucy Mitchell speaking to Horticultural Therapist Michelle Brandon about her project for the Urban Tree Festival BPP programme 2021. The video includes
Do something amazing for the River Ravensbourne and volunteer for a river clean up in Beckenham Place Park on Sunday 30 May 11am – 1pm. All kit provided, just bring enthusiasm! Suitable for everyone aged 15 or over. Booking essential as numbers limited: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/beckenham-place-park-river-clean-up-with-the-healthy-rivers-project-tickets-149110452377 If wading in the ater isn't quite your thing, how about … Continue reading Wade in the water!
As many of you know Beckenham Place Park has seen a huge transformation over the last couple of years. One of these has been the old 'danger deep' pond or Stumps Hill Pond which thanks to funding from has had a whole new lease of life with boardwalks and some tree removal to make it less dark. Unfortunately, soon after it was finished an invasive plant called Azolla, a floating water fern and one of the UKs most invasive non-native aquatic species started taking over.
Ordinarily, Beckenham Place Park would have been gearing up to our annual Flower show (which was due to take place on 19th July this year). And about 50 lovely volunteers would have been preparing to take on a variety of roles on the busy day and in the days leading up to it. But of … Continue reading Beckenham Place Park Events
Lewisham Council is pleased to be able to start some early engagement with local residents and the wider community about potential changes to the eastern side of Beckenham Place Park (the Common and Summerhouse Fields). This is a great opportunity for residents and the community to contribute to the shaping of this local asset. The … Continue reading Eastern side of Beckenham Place Park (the Common and Summerhouse Fields)
Beckenham Place park will be hosting the flower show in June this year. You can find the categories here.
Trees for Cities write... Trees for Cities is working in partnership with the London Borough of Lewisham to re-establish an area of woodland on Crab Hill in Beckenham Place Park. The woodland will be planted carefully so it does not block visibility. It will bring splashes of colour throughout the seasons and attract bees, birds and … Continue reading New Woodland for Crab Hill in Beckenham Place Park