Become a friend

The London Borough of Bexley's parks and open spaces have for many years received tremendous support from volunteers who have helped to create clean, well-maintained parks and open spaces.

The work of the volunteers varies from tree whip and bulb planting, litter clearing, maintenance of herbaceous borders, clearance of heathland, maintenance and litter clearance along Bexley's rivers.

  • East Wickham Conservation Volunteers
  • The Friends of Lesnes Abbey and Woods
  • Friends of Foots Cray Meadows
  • The Friends of Riverside Gardens Erith (FORGE) - have adopted two raised flower bed areas beneath the flagpole on the Erith Riverside Gardens, for further information email
  • Sidcup Garden Project
  • Friends of Danson Park was established in 2002. Bi-monthly meetings in the Boat House include informative talks or a social event, followed by the opportunity to raise and discuss issues relating to Danson Park. Refreshments are provided. Members and volunteers can take part in a variety of proposed ecological or environmental projects and plans are being developed to work with the Council to introduce a range of family entertainments throughout the summer months. Anyone wishing to join the Friends would be more than welcome.
    Contacts: email: Telephone number: 0759 6657763

Group membership

Listed are the Friends Groups that currently volunteer in Bexley’s parks and open spaces, all of which would welcome new members to join them to help with their nature conservation and environmental projects. Along with information, for prospective new Friends Groups who wish to set themselves up as a new voluntary group in their local park or open space.

For more details email


Friends Group Information Packs

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