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November 22, 2018

As part of National Tree Week, Enable Leisure and Culture on behalf of Wandsworth Council are holding events to celebrate Wandsworth’s tree heritage.

From the ancient oaks on Tooting Common to the huge cedar on the Edgecombe Hall Estate, Wandsworth is home to a huge var...

April 9, 2018

Sent out on Monday, March 19, 2018. Archive only.

Tooting Common Heritage Project (archive)

Welcome to the second Tooting Common Heritage Project (TCHP) newsletter. Below you can read about what has been going on over the last couple of months and what is to come!
 
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February 27, 2018

Thanks to National Lottery players, the 1930’s art deco drinking fountain on Tooting Common has been successfully restored to its former glory and is once again offering passers-by free drinking water.

On a crisp and sunny afternoon two weeks ago, 45 local residents gat...

May 3, 2017

Thanks to National Lottery players, the next stage of the Tooting Common restoration project is now underway.

This morning (Wednesday) work began reviving the common’s valuable and rare grassland habitat.

The work, which is part of the wider Tooting Common Heritage Proje...

March 2, 2017

Refurbishment work has begun on restoring a prominent and historic landmark on Tooting Common, thanks to National Lottery players.

The 1930s drinking fountain is being cleaned, repaired and brought back into public use, as part of a wider scheme funded by the Heritage L...

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October 14, 2019

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The Tooting Common Heritage Project completed on the 31 December 2019. Thank you to everyone involved in the success of the project.

Initiated by Wandsworth Council, managed by Enable Leisure and Culture in partnership with the South London Swimming Club, The Woodfield Project, idverde, Tooting History Group and the Wandsworth Historical Society. Funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and Wandsworth Council.