20th Anniversary Summer Celebration – 26 June 2022

On Sunday 26 June 2022, The Friends celebrated their 20th Anniversary.  A Summer Celebration in South Park Gardens took place and we were delighted to welcome not only sunshine and good weather but also the Melodians Steel Orchestra again.  They delighted the crowds in the Gardens. An eye-catching display of historical and recent photographs of the Gardens […]

Events Gallery

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Working with the Trustees

FSPG is run entirely by volunteers. We are dependent on a small and dedicated team of helpers and we welcome new members to this group. Volunteers can be any age from children upwards and there are a wide variety of ways to contribute, from half an hour now and again, to a regular commitment. Organising events […]

Garden Pavilion For Hire

The Garden Pavilion is available to hire for commercial, community and charity activities including  fitness, arts and crafts, exhibitions educational classes, and meetings. Our very reasonable rates depend on the nature of the activity and hirer. All hirers must complete a hiring agreement and comply with our terms and conditions. More detail on this is […]

About South Park Gardens

South Park Gardens is a beautiful Victorian decorative model residential park, designed in 1899, constructed in 1900 and opened in September 1901. It was restored in 2008/9 with a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund – click here for details. It is Grade II-registered on the English Heritage Register of Parks & Gardens and is situated […]

About the Friends

The Friends of South Park Gardens was established in 2002 to look after the interests of the Gardens and to work to improve and maintain the Gardens for the benefit of the local community. Read the Consitution.In the early years the priority was to restore the Gardens. The Friends of South Park Gardens and Merton […]