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The seeds are set

On April 2nd, local families helped Alexandra Park volunteers to scatter wild flower seeds on the prepared beds. These should produce a colourful display in a couple of months’ time.

Park closure

Alexandra Park will be closed to traffic from 4-7th April for essential maintenance work and road repairs.

Seeding Day!

We invite local families with children to help us scatter the seeds on the wild flower beds at 10.30am on Saturday 2nd April. The wild flowers provide a colourful addition to the park and attract butterflies, bees and other pollinators. … read more

What’s coming up in April?

See the Events tab to find out.

Traffic restrictions in the park

The electrical works and road repairs at Alexandra Park are now approaching the final phase.  The road within the park will need to be closed on the following dates in order to complete works safely: Weds 23rd March – Fri … read more

No Picnic in the Park this year

We have reluctantly taken the decision not to organise a Picnic in the Park this year. This is partly because of the continuing uncertainties surrounding Covid, given that a lot of time and substantial funds are invested in the event … read more

Alexandra Park Friends need You!

Do you love the park and are you interested in its future? Have you valued its green space and peace during the Covid restrictions? Have you enjoyed Picnic in the Park or brought your youngsters to help seed the wild … read more

The debate about ivy.

Recently one of our park users wrote to ask why the APF volunteers were not keeping the trees clear of ivy. He feared that it did damage to the trees and that the weight of the extra growth could cause … read more

Ivy – good or bad?

Is ivy a good thing or is it bad for trees? See our Environment tab to find out.

New log bin

After the storms before Christmas, our volunteers were out gathering fallen twigs and branches. We made a new log store to put them in. Our two log stores provide a valuable habitat for small creatures.