2018 Sunday Work Party Dates:

Apr 8th: REVISED DATE FOR ANNUAL LITTER PICK UP; May 13th, June 10th, July 8th, Sept 9th, Oct 7th, Nov 11th (Remembrance), Dec 9th

contact details:

Wednesday Work Parties: manager@barnescommon.org.uk or text on 07983711685

Sunday Work Parties:  mikehildesley@btinternet.com or text on 07720 385753 


Please let us know if you will be joining us.  We want to make sure we have enough tools - and tea n biscuits, of course! Always dress for mess -  with good protection against arms or legs getting scratched. Footwear should be appropriate to the task, ideally reinforced boots or as sturdy possible. Protective equipment suitable to task is provided and must be worn if advised. Safety training/familiarisation with tasks and tools is provided at the start of each session.  


Volunteer Handbook 

We ask that you take the time to read our Handbook and sign our Code of Conduct. 

If you have any questions at all, please get in touch



Last time weather stopped play - but hoping for a lovely Spring morning when we can all get together and give the Common her annual Spring Clean!

Meeting points: Rocks Lane Car Park SW13 0DG and Vine Road Pavilion SW13 0NE

Time: 10.00 - 13.00 This community event is a great chance to get out on the Common, catch up with neighbours – and meet new ones!  We collect all matter of litter from all parts of the Common and reward everyone with refreshments in exchange of their full bin liners. Protective gloves and litter picks will be  

Contact for this event: enquiries@barnescommon.org.uk 

So many of you regularly collect litter on the Common and it really does make such a difference. Once a year, we also hold this event - everyone is welcome and it is a great chance to really make a difference, as well as catch up with neighbours and meet new friends! We look forward to seeing you!


Wednesday 21st March

We will removing some invasive Vine that has made it's way onto the common near the former goods yard, and time permitting, we will transplant a few saplings in it's place

Time: 10am

Location: here

Please let Will know if you can make it by email on manager@barnescommon.org.uk or on 07983711685


Wednesday 14th March 

We will continue to prepare the new path (in preparation for the BCA Easter Duck Race) This will include shifting the footbridge away from the Brook's edge, as well as some bramble removal and trimming.

Location: the new path along the Beverley Brook 

Time: 10am 

Contact details: as above