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

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.

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

No Picnic in the Park this year

Sadly, we have decided to cancel Picnic in the Park 2021. With Covid restrictions not due to be fully lifted until June 21st at the earliest and our scheduled event less than two weeks later, it was too big a … read more

Picnic in the Park 2021?

There is obviously continuing doubt about whether we will be able to hold Picnic in the Park this year. Because of the ongoing pandemic, it is looking unlikely that large gatherings of people will be permitted, but we will take … read more

Winter park locking

The park continues to be locked to vehicles from dusk to 9am on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.