White Horse Park

Stripping for the community in White Horse Park

Posted on December 23rd, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Croydon’s newest park group gets off to a purposeful start

For a place celebrated (or otherwise) for its urban grit, Croydon’s always been surprisingly green. We have 127 parks in our borough and in 2009 won the Royal Horticultural Society’s title of the UK’s greenest large city, along with first prize in Britain in Bloom. These awards were greeted with surprise (some polite, plenty not) and are … Read More »

Why I founded the Friends of White Horse Park

Posted on November 30th, by Charles Barber in Politics & Society. 3 comments

Let’s bring back beauty to a forgotten green space in West Croydon

At the beginning of September, I and my family moved a short distance, crossing the boundary between East and West Croydon. While at our previous residence in St James’s Road, I had occasionally walked to Park Hill Park to help out with gardening duties at the walled garden.Having fairly recently given up my job as … Read More »