£200,000 is allocated for #Catford. Have a say how it should be spent!

https://rusheygreenncilmap.commonplace.is/

@GlendaleLew @LewishamCouncil please repair our broken @TimberplayLimited children’s play equipment at Mountsfield Park SE6

We have asked for repairs to the children’s play equipment, unfortunately broken Timberplay play equipment at Mountsfield Park is being removed by Glendale and the Council, but not replaced.

Many thanks to Lewisham’s Nature’s Gym volunteers who maintain the wildlife area near to the Carswell Road gate at Mountsfield Park Catford

Many thanks to Lewisham’s Nature’s Gym @naturesgymlew volunteers who maintain the wildlife area near to the Carswell Road gate at Mountsfield Park. If you would like to get involved get involved please contact: naturesgym@lewisham.gov.uk
More information:
https://natureconservationlewisham.co.uk/

The following species were identified by Lewisham Nature’s Gym volunteers in the nature conservation area at Mountsfield Park:

@GlendaleLew, @GlendaleUK, Lewisham GreenScene why so many overfull litter bins at #mountsfieldpark? Please arrange for morning, afternoon and evening litter collections during hot weather and keep our park clean…

@GlendaleLew, @GlendaleUK, Lewisham GreenScene why so many overfull litter bins at #mountsfieldpark? Please arrange for more morning and evening litter collections during hot weather...
@GlendaleLew, @GlendaleUK, Lewisham GreenScene why so many overfull litter bins at #mountsfieldpark? Please arrange for morning, afternoon and evening litter collections during hot weather and keep our park clean…

Take Part in the Lewisham Parking Consultation – Closing Date 26th July 2019

https://consultation.lewisham.gov.uk/public-services/new-parking-policy/?fbclid=IwAR0NZuTvrwPVTXVXgbqP7vxTlvgMz7PcJU11OzTg938SUyJ–X1fcKu7GhI

The new Beckenham Place Park swimming lake will look something like this…

Beckenham Place Park Swimming Lake 2019





The new Beckenham Place Park swimming lake will look something like this, but probably a lot busier on warm days!
Well done Lewisham Council, Heritage Lottery Fund, Land Use Consultants and everyone else that made it happen! 
More information:
https://lewisham.gov.uk/inmyarea/regeneration/improvements-to-parks/beckenhamplacepark/the-lake-in-beckenham-place-park

Mountsfield – the Park, the House & the Butterflies

Running Past

Hither Green Lane largely follows a ridge that is the watershed between the Ravensbourne and the Quaggy, it once offered fine views to the east towards Shooters Hill and to the west along the Ravensbourne and Pool valleys and Forest Hill, once part of the Great North Wood. These vistas were no doubt the reason behind the location of several large houses, that were homes to the wealthy – including Campshill House, Laurel Cottage, Oak Cottage, Wilderness House, Hither Green Lodge, and Mount Pleasant. Perched around the highest point on the ridge was Mountsfield – this post tells the story of the house, its occupants and the Park that came after.
The land for Mountsfield seems to have been bought around 1845 by Henry Stainton of Springfield House (1). Springfield was at what is now the junction of Rushey Green and Hawstead Road, next to the almshouses…

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