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Friends Groups

Last Modified October 19, 2015

We welcome community involvement and have a number of Friends groups who help us develop, support and improve our parks and open spaces.

New members are always welcome. If you would like to join or start your own group please contact us on Freephone 0800 731 1810 or email: parks@hertsmere.gov.uk


There are friends groups for Bushey Manor Fields, Fishers Field Nature Reserve, King George Recreation Ground, The Rose Garden, The Moatfield and St James churchyard and pond. We also work with Warren Estate Residents’ Association. 

Friends of The Moatfield

The Friends are carrying out some conservation work with the aid of Countryside Management Service and were awarded funding from the Local Heritage Initiative to help pay for archaeology research and to hold a mediaeval event with local schools. 

Friends of the Rose Garden

The Friends are supporting the development of this important heritage site. Regular events are held in the garden from jazz to story-telling and the Friends help fund these events which are enjoyed by many visitors. To find out more about the Friends group visit their website.

Friends of Fishers Field

The Friends are actively involved in the management of the nature reserve and recent projects include the creation of a new pond for wildlife. The Friends have helped achieve a Green Pennant Award for the site and hold an annual family picnic in September.  To find out more about this Friends group download the Friends of Fishers Field document.

Friends of King George Recreation Ground

This long-established Friends group has helped achieve many projects including the Green Flag Award and the oak tree seat. The Friends help organise a number of events including the Easter egg hunt, Halloween trail and the teddy bears' picnic. To find out more about the Friends group download King George Friends document .

Borehamwood and Elstree

Four Parks Friends Association

This Friends group is actively involved in improving the four central parks of Borehamwood – Aberford, Clarendon, Maxwell Hillside and Meadow Parks.  

Judith Sear, Chairperson of the Association, said: "The Parks in Borehamwood are a source of pleasure and relaxation for the whole community, from young to old. The Four Parks Association want to make sure that there is something for everyone to enjoy in our parks."

To find out more about this Friends group download the Four Parks document.

Potters Bar

The Friends of Potters Bar Parks

This local community group is actively involved in all the parks and open spaces in Potters Bar and new members are always welcome. 


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