Author Archives: Linus Rees

Catkins blossom on a hazel tree next to the Fitzrovia Mural at Whitfield Gardens

As we approach mid-February catkins can be seen hanging from a hazel tree on Tottenham Street next to the Fitzrovia Mural in Whitfield Gardens public open space. Hazel has both male and female flowers on the same tree, although hazel … Continue reading

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It’s mid-winter… but there are signs of spring in Whitfield Gardens

The days are short and the nights are still long but there are the first signs of spring in Fitzrovia’s Whitfield Gardens. A clump of snowdrops have emerged from the cold soil and will be the first of the year’s … Continue reading

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We’ve been planting daffodils, snowdrops, and other bulbs in Whitfield Gardens

The Friends group have been planting daffodils, snowdrops, tulips, hyacinths, and other bulbs in Whitfield Gardens this December, aiming to have flowers in bloom throughout the spring. 

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Crabtree Fields, spring 2017

Crabtree Fields is small public open space on the corner of Whitfield Street and Colville Place with shrub beds, a pergola walkway covered in climbing plants, and a children’s play area. Tucked away from the busy streets it is hugely … Continue reading

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Whitfield Gardens, spring 2017

Whitfield Gardens is a popular public open space at the corner of Tottenham Court Road, Tottenham Street, and Whitfield Street. This small public park has eight wooden and five metal benches which provide space for rest and relaxation. During the … Continue reading

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Meeting of Friends group, 6.30pm Tuesday 14 June 2016

Friends of the Parks is the official liaison group set up by Camden’s Parks section to consult with the local community on matters relating to the management and maintenance of our local open spaces. It is open to anyone to … Continue reading

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The Friends of Fitzrovia Parks

This is the website of the Friends of Fitzrovia Parks (also known as the Friends of the Open Spaces of Fitzrovia). The Friends of Fitzrovia Parks work with Camden Council to improve Fitzrovia’s parks and open spaces: Crabtree Fields, and … Continue reading

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