Thrive Clapham Park

London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s Thrive LDN project aims to improve the health and happiness of Londoners. As part of that effort Clapham Park Estate has been chosen to test different ways of supporting people to thrive. The project wants to hear your ideas for how residents can be supported to live healthier, happier lives. Please come along to one of the idea-sharing cafe events with free food, drink and crèche: Where? The pop-up shop next to Sainsbury’s on King’s Avenue, SW4 8EU When? July 5 between midday and 2.30pm and again, for those who can’t make the earlier event, at 6.30pm to 9pm on the…

Food growing in the park

The Friends of Agnes Riley Gardens want to run food growing workshops in the park for local people, young and old, making great use of the polytunnel, the existing raised beds and also the covered growing spaces in the park. The park is located next to a number of large social housing estates. Clapham Park Estate, just over the road, is being redeveloped and large numbers of people will be moving into the area. There are three primary schools in the immediate area, plus a new secondary school soon to be developed. We already…