Creating tomorrow's parks today!

"If we don't do it who will?"
 

The Friends of Harrow Weald are working towards transforming parks into the very best community centres, for the benefit of both the environment and park users.

"Help build tomorrow's parks today!" 

Recycling projects, including water and waste. 

Supporting Nature Fauna and flora and Education and Nature.

Financial and Environmental Sustainability

Ensure inclusion for all

Using a convergence of nature, technology and education ensures our recycling projects work towards creating tomorrows parks today.

"If we, as the community don't do it who will?"

 

Visit our park

Harrow Weald Recreation ground Aka Boxtree Park is set in 5 1/2 acres and offers a selection of happy plants, trees, bugs and people with great views and coffee at ParkLife cafe.

What we do and why?

Using a convergence of nature, technology and education helps create tomorrows parks today.

Community events

Find park events, local community events around Harrow. If you are a community group you can add your events here free.

Visit ParkLife Cafe

ParkLife cafe provides us with a unique opportunity for our park to become a vibrant self-funding space, with wellbeing for people and nature, education and financial sustainability running through everything.

Volunteering with us

"If we don't do it who will?"

We really welcome your help, your energy, and, more importantly, your personality. We thrive and grow on getting involved with others.

Ways to get involved

We invite and encourage local residents, community groups, and local businesses to get involved. Support your local parks.

About our charity

For the benefit of both the environment and park users, parks should be carbon neutral and kept free from plastic and general litter. accessible drinking water and a safe environment for all.

Our ongoing projects

Nothing would happen without the goodwill of so many people. From tree planting to opensource projects, we tackle them all.

Smart park project

This is a free opensource project, developing to help community groups and parks around Harrow in a number of different ways.

Sold by local artists

Artists & Supporters have either donated or shared their designs to help support parks. Grab yourself an extra special gift or treasure for your home.

Online charity shop

All sales support our park goals, purchase local artists designs, maybe you like our ParkLife coffee

Latest newsletter

Each month we send out updates of what’s going on in our park and local area, news and stories from parks, project news, event details and items of interest, this is normally sent out a few days after our monthly meeting.

Nature heroes'

Learn about nature though fun interesting tours around local parks, be amazed by the fauna and flora, be surprised by the bugs and learn about the stars.

Litter Pickers

You must be Harrow based: We can supply school groups, scouts, beavers, park groups and groups of local residents. If you require equipment for a group please let us know if this is for a one off event or for regular use.

Sponsor this space

Online marketing Supports projects, Community events, activities and initiatives.

Your contribution will show the community your commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility

Recycling plans

Everything we do is a work in progress, we're only human! We are striving to recycle everything!

(We make mistakes – that’s human – Learning from our mistakes that’s sensible!)

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Something special

Find out about a special event we are organising with some churches, mosques, temples, Ismail society, Harrow parks and more.

Our Park Group

Harrow Weald Recreation ground Aka Boxtree Park is set in 5 1/2 acres and offers a selection of happy plants, trees, bugs and people with great views and coffee at ParkLife cafe.

Gardening club

Harrow Weald Recreation ground Aka Boxtree Park is set in 5 1/2 acres and offers a selection of happy plants, trees, bugs and people with great views and coffee at ParkLife cafe.

Manfredonica coffee

Purchase our special blend of two rich flavours making it incredibly flexible for all cafe drinks and iced drinks.

 
ParkLife cafe

Parklife Café we are not a commercial business, we are a community so everything is community motivated.

Visit ParkLife cafe
A place to smile

We are pleased to announce with the help of our volunteers and Café team, who together created our amazingly connected recycling and reuse food and waste policy. Well done to all involved ParkLife Café has been awarded a 5 star food rating.

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Recycle reuse

Our recycling policy is different in the way we supply and receive each product to different organisations, ultimately recycling more than 80% of everything.

About our recycling