Lewisham Council suggest using one of the following mobile phone apps to report problems at Mountsfield Park and any other public space in the borough. Eg litter, bins overflowing, toilet unusable, uneven paths, dog litter, entrance gates left open…
MP Heidi Alexander explains how to use the apps in this youtube video. When submitting a report using one of these apps, there is a ‘Category’ ‘Parks – Damage/Maintenance’.
Click on one of the links below to download either Love Clean Streets, Love Lewisham or Love Clean London:
Invitation to all Friends:
Friends of Mountsfield Park’s Annual General Meeting
A Lovely Get-together with Buffet Tea*
3.30pm, Saturday 18th October
St. Swithun’s Church Hall, St. Swithun’s Road, Hither Green
Children will be encouraged to get crafting in the basement while we meet.
St. Swithun’s Vicar Jane has very generously waived the fee for the hall and basement (approx. £130),
instead we’ll be asking for contributions towards church hall hire and children’s entertainment on the day.
Tea, scones and sarnies after the meeting (Let’s hope it’s champagne next year)
Remember – this is your chance to get involved and to have your say
about what FoMP should be focusing on in 2015!
* “AGM” is so off-putting! And we want you all there by way of a thank you for your support.
Can you identify these circles showing on the current Google aerial view of Mountsfield Park – Any suggestions?
The herringbone drainage pattern on the sports field in Google aerial view probably explains the muddy pool (in Winter) next to Stainton Lodge!
Opportunity to Help Lewisham Council, BDP and FOMP Design the New Mountsfield Park Community Garden – please download copies of the plans ( links below) and add your ideas for a new community garden to the blank version and please email us a copy. Lewisham Council want sketch plans showing paths, vegetable beds and anything else that our community garden should have. The designs will be sent to Lewisham Council and their design consultants BDP when we receive them. The deadline for emailing us copies of your ideas/ sketch plans is Monday 10th February. The Mountsfield Park community garden will be open to the public during normal park opening hours from 2014/ 2015 onward. Click here to download a blank copy of the Mountsfield Park Community garden plan Click here to download a copy of the Mountsfield Park community garden location and context plan
Preliminary design layout agreed last Saturday for the Mountsfield Park community garden and new park cafe – Lewisham Council and their design consultants BDP invited local people that had previously expressed an interest in the Mountsfield Park community garden to a design workshop yesterday at Hither Green Baptist Church. BDP presented a sketch plan showing a community garden, new cafe building, refurbished children’s play area, orchard, wildlife area etc. The proposed general arrangement is based upon meeting the needs of the local community, results of previous consultation phases and what can be best achieved with the existing budget. The proposal is to provide a new 90 sq/m cafe building (including toilets) made from 4 shipping containers. Estimated completion of the improvements is by the end of 2014. The scale of each of the proposed improvements is still indicative. A sketch site plan of the community garden will be issued by Lewisham Council/BDP in the near future for further consultation.