Our Picnic with April's Kitchen
The wonderful April from April's Kitchen organised a fabulous picnic in the park for us. Her food was simply superb, and in return we filled her in with all the exciting news from the Recreation Ground. You can read all about it on the Visit Chislehurst website.
After years and years in the planning by FC Elmstead, supported by FOCRG, the semi derelict pavilion in Chislehurst Rec has finally been demolished and a fantastic new facility is being built.
Demolition works started on 29th January 2018 and to be completed in July 2018.
In place of the current building, we shall be getting a great new clubhouse with modern facilities. Plus the added bonus of a cafe and - much to the relief of many a parent with young children playing in the playground - toilets open to the public during restricted hours! No more wild wees in the woods!
Funding for the project has come from a number of sources including the Football Foundation, The Chislehurst Playing Fields Association and The Chislehurst Society.
Full credit should go to FC Elmstead for their tireless work in securing this fantastic new community asset. It's been an uphill struggle at times, but the result will surely be worth it. Thanks FC Elmstead!
New Entrance Area
We have long thought that the entrance area at Empress Drive was unwelcoming and rather gloomy.
We are therefore delighted with the transformation created by id verde on our behalf.
On Saturday, 17th June 2017 Chislehurst Rocks, Focrg's free music festival and family fun day, returned for its 7th year to Walden Rec. Some said it was the best one yet! Go to http://www.chislehurstrocks.co.uk/ for more information.
Yes, we're doing it again - Saturday 30th June 2018!
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EVENTS & CAMPAIGNS
We also run park tidy-up, litter picking and other sessions to improve the park for everyone. We are also driving a campaign to improve the pavilion - more details coming soon!
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