September litter pick

Just a quick note to say thank you to those that came down to help clear the litter from the Covington Way Woods and to Mike Robinson for organising it

In the end we managed to fill 18 bags of rubbish so a big thank you to Anne, Juliet and Kay who were led by Dr Iain Boulton from Lambeth. A great job all round!

Feel free to contact Mike Robinson at if you’d like to come along on one of our litter picks.

Commercial activity on the Common

Commercial activity on the Common

We enjoy seeing you all using the common to keep fit and take in the environment. The lock-down has meant that we have many groups unable to use their normal exercise centres and have taken to using the common. We very much welcome these groups, but all commercial activities must have a license to operate. Please contact Lambeth Council licensing dept if you do not already have one.

The common has been busier than usual over the last 6 months and we need above all to respect each-others space in these difficult times when we all are using the open space for many different needs; exercise, but also for peace, appreciation of nature and just the need to ‘be’.

Please keep to the simple rules below so we are all clear where we stand.

CANCELLED: Bat Walk: 25th September 2020 @ 7.00pm

CANCELLED: Bat Walk: 25th September 2020 @ 7.00pm

10/09/20: Due to new government restrictions on public gatherings on more than 6 people, our planned bat walk has been cancelled until further notice. We know many of you were looking forward to it. We will keep you posted with any updates on the FoSC webpage

#wearamask #washyourhands

Unless restrictions prevent it, this walk will start at 7.00pm by the Rookery main gates. Numbers will be capped and regulations, such as social distancing, may apply.

Join Dr Iain Boulton for an evening walk & talk about one of our very popular residents, the much misunderstood bat. Now protected, they are a small but important pollinator & pest controller for our common.

Bring a torch.

Bat detectors will be available.

Free, but booking is essential.
Book your place at

Meet by the Rookery gates at 7.00pm
Free event – donations welcome

For more information on the British Bat population – please go to