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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.

No AGM held in 2021

No annual general meeting was held this year because of the ongoing presence of the Covid virus, but the Chairman of Alexandra Park Friends has produced this report. The last 12 months has been difficult for everyone coping with lockdowns … read more

Bird boxes get a spring clean.

Bird boxes in the park were treated to their annual spring-clean recently. Five of the fourteen boxes had been nested in, the main occupants being tits and sparrows. The low occupancy reflects the situation country-wide. It was a poor year … read more

Power to the Park

Regular park-users may have noticed trenches being dug recently. This is to lay power cables to the two areas earmarked for commercial concessions, one of which is currently occupied by Choux Box. It will provide an alternative to the use … read more