Timeline of Enhancements to Hampton Common since the Formation of 'The Friends'  


Hampton Common Friends Group Formed. Community consultation started

Six new benches installed
Concrete pavilion base removed
Boundary hedge height reduced for added safety
Outdoor fitness equipment installed
Spring flowers planted

New paths installed
New trees planted to replace old and damaged specimens
BMX Track upgraded

Nine fruit and nut trees donated by the Woodland Trust planted in Ecology area.
(Unfortunately a couple were stolen soon after)

Bench donated by ‘The Friends’ installed
First application to ‘London Marathon Charitable Trust’ for grant for new toddler play ground

Hampton Common awarded ‘Green Flag’
Additional benches installed
Renewed application made to London Marathon Charitable Trust for playground equipment

Grant of £25,000 made. Matched by £35,000 from the Council
New fencing and gates installed along Buckingham Road boundary
Additional two paths laid
BMX track upgraded

New children's playground opened