Tag: Crabtree Fields

  • Pergola repairs and spring wildlife at Crabtree Fields

    Wisteria in bloom.

    Contractors working for Camden Council completed repairs to the pergola at Crabtree Fields earlier this month, in time for the main bird nesting season and before the wisteria (pictured) came into bloom. The Friends group had pressed Camden’s parks department for the past few years to make the repairs after the volunteers had had to […]

  • Tree planting December 2021 at Crabtree Fields

    This December we planted around a hundred trees to restore the hedges at Crabtree Fields. Saplings of hawthorn, rowan, blackthorn, silver birch, hazel, and common oak were added to the park to increase greenery, improve biodiversity, provide a habitat for wildlife and enhance the appearance for the public park. The trees were provided free by […]

  • Repairs to children’s playground

    Children's playground at Crabtree Fields, Fitzrovia, London.

    Camden Council has closed the children’s playground at Crabtree Fields because parts of it are in need of repair. However, Camden says they want to remove and replace most of the equipment. “I write to inform you that we have been advised that wooden play features at Crabtree Fields have reached their end of life […]

  • Crabtree Fields closing times, autumn to winter 2021

    Crabtree Fields will open at 07:30 hours daily and close at the following times from September 2021 to January 2022. The opening and locking is done by Camden’s contractor idverde. MONDAY 13 SEPTEMBER 2021 19.00 HRSMONDAY 04 OCTOBER 2021 18.30 HRSMONDAY 18 OCTOBER 2021 18.00 HRSMONDAY 25 OCTOBER 2021 17.30 HRSSUNDAY 31 OCTOBER 2021 16.30 […]

  • Children’s playground at Crabtree Fields closed until further notice

    Park sign.

    Camden Council has taken the decision to close children’s playgrounds across the borough due to the Covid-19 pandemic. From today the playground in Crabtree Fields is closed but the park will otherwise be open at the usual times. “During these times, the Council wants to ensure the safety of our residents, staff and our partners […]

  • Native hedge planting in Whitfield Gardens and Crabtree Fields

    This month volunteers from the Friends group have been planting native hedges in Whitfield Gardens and Crabtree Fields to replace missing or damaged shrubs. In early April we planted around 50 bare root saplings: mostly blackthorn, with a mix of hawthorn, hazel, field maple, wild cherry and dog rose in two areas of Whitfield Gardens […]

  • Meeting: Friends of Fitzrovia Parks, 6.30pm Thursday 5 April 2018

    There will be a meeting of the Friends of Fitzrovia Parks at 6.30pm Thursday 5 April at Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Centre, 39 Tottenham Street, London W1T 4RX. 

  • The Friends of Fitzrovia Parks

    This is the website of the Friends of Fitzrovia Parks (also known as the Friends of the Open Spaces of Fitzrovia). The Friends of Fitzrovia Parks work with Camden Council to improve Fitzrovia’s parks and open spaces: Crabtree Fields, and Whitfield Gardens. A new open space — Alfred Place Park — is currently being planned as […]