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

Box of bulbs and gardening tools.

Six varieties of flowering bulbs have been planted in Whitfield Gardens this winter to give the public open space a burst of colour this spring.

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.  Continue reading

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Crabtree Fields, spring 2017

crabtree-flowers

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 popular with people who know where to find it, and it becomes very crowded during the summer.

You can contact Veolia (Camden’s contractor) should you want to report bins not being emptied or the cleaning of hard standing areas in the park.  Please either:

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Whitfield Gardens, spring 2017

White flowers and greenery.

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 busy weekday lunch hour it gets very crowded and people also sit around the edge and the steps on the piazza.

The gardens have nine large London plane trees and three areas of greenery.

You can contact Veolia (Camden’s contractor) should you want to report bins not being emptied or the cleaning of hard standing areas in the park.  Please either:

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Meeting of Friends group, 6.30pm Tuesday 14 June 2016

Leaves on paperbark maple tree.

A paperbark maple tree flourishes during June 2016 in Whitfield Gardens.

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 attend and is an opportunity to raise any concerns relating to our Parks.

The next meeting will be at 6.30pm Tuesday 14 June 2016, at Fitzrovia Centre, 2 Foley Street, London W1W 6DL. Agenda: Agenda-14-June-2016.

 

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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 Whitfield Gardens. A new open space — Alfred Place Park — is currently being planned as part of Camden’s West End Project.

The Friends of Fitzrovia Parks meet four times a year. Information about future meetings will be published here.

You can get in touch with us through our contact page.

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