Friends of Tooting Common
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Bluebell Walk
Thursday 17 April 6.30pm
Graveney Woods

Meet at the Lodge, Furzedown Drive

Latecomers look for us at the top of Birchwood Road, then down the edge of Furzedown Road and later into the woods

The early bluebells are in full flower now but the native English ones are slightly behind so we may put on another walk in a few weeks time to admire those ones.

Please join us to see the magnificent display of bluebells, celandines and anemones made possible by several sessions of bramblepulling over the last few months.

Quiz Night

Friday 25th April

7.30PM at The Bedford
(Side Bar)

A range of topics, Picture Quiz and a Tombola

Come with a team or if you prefer, we can unite you … neighbours and friends, dog walkers and runners

Seats are limited so please click here to book in advance

£5 Member
£7 Non-Member
Fun Dog Show Sunday 11 May 2:00 - 4:00 approx

Registration from 1.00 onwards
Medicinal Plants Walk

Sun 29 June, 2.00 – 3.30 pm

Medicinal Uses of our common plants

Tooting Common, meet at the café, off Bedford Hill


Leader Claire Choudhury, local Medical Herbalist

Jointly with Friends of Tooting Common, collection in aid of SLBI and FOTC

Ecology Pond
  Work Begins
That's looks quite deep now! Actually this one's only going to be 80cm deep.

Digging's done - ready for the root barrier and then the liner
New Ecology Pond Project - click for more information
Medium Pond

Small Pond

Laying out the lining before digging the last pond

Big pond already has water in it!
Wildflower Walk   Tues 10 June
7.00 – 8.30 pm
Meet at the junction of Cavendish, Emmanuel, and Fernlea Roads.
Leader Roy Vickery
Jointly with Friends of Tooting Common, collection in aid of SLBI and FOTC

Bat Walks Spring, Summer and Autumn
members only
These are held regularly throughout the spring, summer and autumn but are for members only.
Details are emailed out to members. Please send completed membership form to our membership secretary who will tell you when the next walks are.
Running Group
Sunday mornings
We are going to restart our running group very soon, now the common has dried out again. Please contact us if you want to join us. Days and times may be negotiable!
If you are not a member and want to join our Running Group please contact our membership secretary -
who will give you details of when and where to meet.
Members only.
Capital Clean-up - Tooting Common Another successful Capital Clean-up - click here to read the the full report on your common  
Update on the travellers' visits
to Tooting Bec Common
Click here for the report  
Cycle Path

Currently the cycle path is divided into two. Pedestrians are allowed on both sides of the path but cyclists are only allowed on their side. The council are currently carrying out a review with the possibility of removing the divide. .

Click here for the
Results of the survey
Photo Gallery
The best one each month will go onto our website and may end up becoming part of a calendar. Send your photos of the common to us at