For a listing of nature conservation groups and organisations and Friends of Park groups in Croydon, which offer guided walks, information and volunteering opportunities click here (180Kb PDF).
City of London
City Commons Volunteer Groups
City of London Corporation, Ashtead Estate Office, Woodfield Road, Ashtead, Surrey. KT21 2DU. firstname.lastname@example.org
The City of London manages the following areas in Croydon: Farthing Downs and New Hill, Coulsdon Common, Kenley Common, and Riddlesdown Common. Each site has its own volunteer group carrying out practical conservation work.
Farthing Downs and New Hill
The New Hillbillies meet on the third Sunday of each month at 10am. Please ring 01372 279083 to find out more.
The Chain Gang meet on the first Thursday of each month at 10am at the Merlewood Estate Office or the notice board at the lay-bye near the Fox Public House. Please ring 01372 279083 to find out more.
The Kenley Volunteers meet on the third Tuesday of each month (except in December). Please ring 01372 279083 to find out more.
The Riddlesdown Volunteers meet on the secondThursday of each month at 10am at the car park. Please ring 01372 279083 to find out more.
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