Friends of Tooting Common
We have a new website!
Pumpkin parade details on our new website
How to find us
Who We Are


We are a group of local residents who care about our common and want to make it a better place for people, plants and wildlife.

If you think you can help us with things like fundraising and volunteer workdays, please do get in touch.

Please do join us.

Membership is £6 per person, or £10 for a family (same address)

You can find our application form here

Forthcoming events

For more information, please email

Sunday 26 August, evening - Bat walk - To book, email
Monday 27th August, 3pm - Cafe 120th anniversary celebration, at Tooting Common cafe. For more details, see here
Wednesday 5 September, 11.30am - Litter pick. Meet point to be announced.
Saturday 22 September, 2.30pm - Lambeth Heritage Festival Plant walk. Meet at junction of Garrads and Tooting Bec Roads
Sunday 30 September, evening - Bat walk 
Sunday 21 October, evening - Bat walk 
Sunday 28 October afternoon - Pumpkin Parade
Sunday 11th November, 3pm - Annual General Meeting: venue to be announced
Sunday 23rd December, afternoon - Winter solstice event. More details to come.

Exchange of emails between FOTC and Wandsworth Council on condition of trees felled on Chestnut Avenue (right click this link and select "Save As")

FOTC comments of 7 July to Wandsworth Council on proposed Tooting Common Triangle field development

FOTC comments of 29 May to Wandsworth Council on planning application for retention of service supply cabinet by Tooting Bec Road, near Lido

FOTC letter to Wandsworth Council opposing planning application for telecoms installation by Bedford Hill railway bridge

FOTC comments to Wandsworth Council OSC committee on 16 February on proposals for byelaws, and on Quietways cycling route through Tooting Common

FOTC letter to Planning Inspectorate opposing proposed telecomms mast by railway embankment, 9 January 2017

FOTC's petition opposing the plans to cut down and replace all the trees in Chestnut Avenue is at


To contact us, email