Fishing Ponds
The Middle Pond looking towards Fishponds Road.
Activity Mornings
  • Fridays

    Every Friday -10 am, meet at Westerham Road car park. Tools and safety equipment will be supplied at all work sessions. Tea and coffee will be provided.


  • Additional Days

    The Keston Friends Group will occasionally meet on site with other volunteer groups such as the Bromley Volunteers and the Branching Out team. Typically we meet at 10.30 am, in Westerham Road car park and may work through until 3pm. Bring a packed lunch if you want to work all day or just come for as long as you can. Notification of these additional days will be given on the activity schedule on the "what's on" page.


  • Latest News

    Countryside Day at Keston is Sunday 24th June, 2pm to 5pm. On the green by the Keston Village sign.


  • Website Last Updated


    Thursday 31st May 2018


Welcome to the
Friends of Keston Common
(incorporating Ravensbourne Open Space and Padmall Wood)

Our Aims are:

  • To help to secure and promote the conservation and protection of Keston Common, Ravensbourne Open Space and Padmall Wood.
  • To promote its use as a place for quiet, informal enjoyment, recreation and study.
  • To help with practical conservation through voluntary action for the benefit of wildlife and the community under the supervision of idverde (parks management contractor to the London Borough of Bromley).
  • To assist in providing an educational experience for the general public in the history, natural history and biodiversity of Keston Common.
  • To maintain a sound financial base and seek other funding or donations to further activities which meet the above aims and objectives.
Supporters:

Supporters give what time they can spare and all gifts and talents are appreciated, from work on the common to helping with publicity material and fund raising.  There is no annual subscription but voluntary donations from families, who wish to receive regular briefings, are most welcome.


Next Public Meeting  Our next public meeting will be on Wednesday 19th September 2018, at 7.30pm, in the Jubilee Room, Keston Village Hall.  All are welcome.

Countryside Day  Local country groups display information about the Countryside and offer leaflets and local produce to visitors and guests. Pupils of the Keston Primary School band perform music to entertain family and friends. The Ravensbourne Morris Men perform dances to add to the entertain. If available on the day the London Fire Brigade are in attendance with their machinery and apparatus to teach young children emergency safety procedures. Free entry, all are welcome.

Walk Programme 2018 This ever popular activity will now be extended throughout the year.  Walks will be scheduled for 2pm on the first Wednesday of every month.  For full details click here.

Safer Neighbourhood Watch It has been reported that a lot of scams are being enacted in our local area and all residents are asked to remain vigilant at all times.  A booklet highlighting possible threats has been produced by the metropolitan police and is available for download here.



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