Become a ‘Friend’ of your local park this summer

Hammersmith & Fulham is full of award-winning parks and green spaces, helped kept green and growing by our local volunteer ‘Friends’ groups.

Kite flyers at Wormwood Scrubs

Hammersmith & Fulham is full of award-winning parks and green spaces. We work hard with our contractors to make them an oasis in our busy part of London – but we couldn’t do it without our local volunteer ‘Friends’ groups.

From litter picking sessions, to tree watering and bulb planting, our Friends groups help H&F’s parks look good 365 days a year. And they are always on the lookout for new members.

Whether you’re a keen gardener, are passionate about the environment, or simply want to get to know your park, here’s our guide to help you find your nearest Friends group.

Friends in Shepherds Bush and White City

If you live in the north of H&F, you’ll know that Hammersmith Park was the first London park to have a Tiny Forest. But did you know it also has a Friends group, the Friends of Hammersmith Park?

They’re not alone. The north is also home to the:

And, if you fancy a bigger challenge, get in contact with the Friends of Wormwood Scrubs who help us care for the biggest open space in H&F.

Tennis sessions at Cathnor Park


They’re in good company. A couple of miles down the road are the Friends of Margravine Cemetery who won a ‘Tree Oscar’ in January for their community tree project.

Other Hammersmith Friends groups include:


The south of H&F may be known for its river border, but there’s also plenty of green spaces to explore.

Get involved in Fulham’s newest Friends group, the Friends of Eelbrook Common, who are helping us transform the park’s old play area into a new wildlife space.

Or why not join the:

And launched in January this year, the Friends of Fulham Cemetery already have 50 members. They’re always on the lookout for volunteers. If you’re local, why not help our 36 new trees thrive there this summer.

Dog walker in South Park

Become a Friend

With more than 55 green spaces in H&F there’s plenty of Friends groups choose from.

Or if there’s not one for your local area, why not start your own?

If you are interested in starting a ‘Friends of’ group, please email our Parks team at

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