All Aboard! Upcoming station event days!

Upcoming community garden action days at Gipsy Hill station and locally.. Monthly. See sign outside the garden by the Platform1 (Sainsbury Road) entrance for latest dates!   HUGE thank you for volunteers at action days!  Photos form activity days at the sation...   More detailed planning and collecting wood and sticks for the bug hotel... … Continue reading All Aboard! Upcoming station event days!

Gipsy Hill Station – Join us for some autumnal gardening!

Save the date, next action day Saturday 15th December!!! Update: The cats were back on 17th November!  This time Fanny was joined by C.A.T (Cable Avoidance Tool), that was kindly provided by our super local and amazing Focus Plant Hire (on Gipsy Hill), and a strimmer provided by the also amazing Library of Things (from … Continue reading Gipsy Hill Station – Join us for some autumnal gardening!

One HUGE paw step… as the Mayor of London backs Gipsy Hill!

WOW!  The Mayor of London has singled out our Gipsy Hill communty garden project (and Fanny the Gipsy Hill cat) and pledged us £2,500!!!  Huge thank you to all the volunteers who have helped this crowdfunding to have such a perrrrfect start... we could not have achieved so much so quickly without ALL of your … Continue reading One HUGE paw step… as the Mayor of London backs Gipsy Hill!

Friends Rejuvenation of Gipsy Hill

Help make it real... a community garden by Gipsy Hill Station! WITH THE HELP OF THE COMMUNITY... we plan to help transform the environmentally impoverished land by Gipsy Hill Station into a wildlife habitat, an educational and community space, and a beautiful green garden!    Gipsy Hill Station adjoining land has deteriorated considerably, making the … Continue reading Friends Rejuvenation of Gipsy Hill

Sat Sept 15th – Gipsy Hill station tidying up!

UPDATE!   Fanny (the Gipsy Hill cat) looks head-over-heals happy with our HUGE tidy up at Gipsy Hill... made possible with the help of all the many AMAZING local volunteers... and filling over 70 bags! HUGE THANK YOU for all those who came and helped, said hi, shared ideas, purchased plants to support the friends and … Continue reading Sat Sept 15th – Gipsy Hill station tidying up!

Black Poplars on Long Meadow by Glynis Williams

In the nineteenth century, until it was diverted underground, the Upper Norwood tributary of the river Effra flowed down Gipsy Hill on its way from Crystal Palace to South Croxted Road, forming the Camberwell parish boundary with Lambeth and also the limit of the Dulwich Estate. The meadow on the Camberwell side of this stream … Continue reading Black Poplars on Long Meadow by Glynis Williams

The Journey Begins… for Gipsy Hill Friends

Welcome to Gispy Hill Friends!  We are friendly local community group to support Gipsy Hill, the local area, the station, and green spaces and uniting our historic street between Lambeth and Southwark, the community from bottom to the top of the hill! However steep we think the hill is today... we need to thank the … Continue reading The Journey Begins… for Gipsy Hill Friends