The Southall Orchard Project was completed on Saturday 7th March 2020, 12pm to 2pm when we finished planting the fifth and final community orchard at Dormers Wells Sports Ground/ Mount Pleasant Fields, Dormers Wells Lane, Southall UB1 3JB. . Read more
Autumn Clean Up Day – 9th November 2019, 10.30am-1pm
#OurSouthall Community Clean Up Day
took place at Southall Manor House, The Green, UB2 4AR
Clean Up Day – 14th September 2019, 9am-11am
Following on from the Great British Spring Clean Event in April, we again joined Ealing Council, the Canal & Rivers Trust and other partners with a follow up litter pick outside the Army Reserve Centre.
Venue: Southall Broadway (Outside Army Reserve by Bankside, Southall UB1 1PN)
Litter Pick & Orchard Maintenance
On Sat 10 Aug 2019, 2-3.30pm we joined Ealing Council’s Park Rangers and Southall Community Alliance for a quick clean up around the park and a spot of fruit tree mulching.
Venue: Southall Recreation Ground, Southall.Accessible from Recreation Rd, The Common, Tachbrook Rd and Florence Rd UB2
Green Energy Event & AGM
On Thurs 13 Jun 2019, 6pm we held a Green Energy event. One of Groundwork’s Green Doctors was present to offer practical support to people that helps them to make their homes more environmentally friendly and cheaper to run.
We also screened the documentary ‘Switch’ before ending the evening with our Annual General Meeting.
Venue: St Johns Community Hall, Havelock Road, Southall UB2 4DH
On Sat 27 April 2019, 10.30am to 1pm we joined many groups and organisations to help clean up the area along the Grand Union Canal by Bankside to encourage people to use the canal for walking, running and cycling.
Meeting point: Southall Broadway, (Outside Army Reserve by Bankside, Southall UB1 1PN)
A Plastic Ocean – Free Film Screening
This screening took place on Thursday 6th December 2018, 7.15pm at St John’s Community Hall, Havelock Rd, Southall, UB2 4DH. Read more
AGM & Blue Planet 2 Screening
On Tues 15 May 2018, 7.30pm we held our Annual General Meeting followed by the screening of an episode of the BBC’s Blue Planet 2 series.
Venue: St Johns Community Hall, Havelock Road, Southall UB2 4DH. Read more
Phase 3 of the Southall Orchard Project took place at:
Jubilee Park (accessible from Jubilee Gardens and Somerset Rd, Southall UB1) on Saturday 4th March 2017, 10.30am to 2.30pm.
On Yer Bike!
Sat 11 November 2017, 10am to 2pm. We partnered with several organisations who are cycling experts to put together a fun cycling event for all ages.
Venue: St Johns Community Hall, Havelock Road, Southall UB2 4DH. Read more.
Incredible Edible Garden Planting & Community Clean Up
Saturday 7th October 2017, 10.30am to 2pm. This event took place at Southall Community College, Beaconsfield Rd, Southall UB1 1DP. Read more.
Foraging for Wild Edibles On Saturday 19th August 2017 from 10.30 am to 1.30pm, Foraging, jam and smoothie making event in Havelock & Top Locks.
Southall Transition AGM – 4 May 2017, 6pm Our 2017 Annual General Meeting took place on Thursday 4th May 2017, 6pm at St John’s Community Hall, Havelock Rd, Southall, UB2 4DH.
Phase 2 of the Southall Orchard Project was completed at Southall Recreation Ground. on Saturday 4th March 2017, 10am to 3pm.
Southall Recreation Ground is accessible from Recreation Rd, The Common, Tachbrook Rd and Florence Rd UB2. You can download a flyer here
Incredible Edible Talk – Thursday 26th January, 7pm at The Dominion Centre, 112 The Green, Southall UB2 4BQ. Pam Warhurst is one of the founders of the ‘Incredible Edible’ community food growing scheme in Todmorden. On 26th January she gave a talk about this very successful initiative. Read more.
The Bixley Triange Hedge Planting took place on Sat 3rd December 2016, 11am-1pm. The site underwent the next stage of its transformation when 40 metres worth of fruiting hedges was planted. Read more.
Orchard Care Training, Saturday 1st October, 11am-1pm The Tree Council returned to Southall Park to provide some training in orchard care.
Summer Fun Day, Sunday 17th July 2016, 1pm – 4pm at Bixley Field. Access from Willowbrook Road, Southall UB2 4RQ .
Southall Park Work Day & Free Training – Sunday 5th June, 11am to 1pm.This was an opportunity to do some weeding and mulching in the Southall Park Community Orchard and receive free pruning training from the Tree Council.
Our AGM took place on Thursday 12th May 2016, 7pm at St John’s Community Hall, Havelock Rd, Southall, UB2 4DH.
A Neighbourhood Action Day took place on Tuesday 10 May 2016, 10am – 12.30pm at Bixley Field, end of Willowbrook Road, Southall UB2 4RQ.
Southall Orchard Project Work Days:
- 5th March 2016, 11am – The Southall Park Community Orchard was completed.
- 6th February 2016, 11am – a large amount of orchard trees and fruiting hedges were planted in the vicinity of the globe.
- 23rd January 2016, 11am – mainly shrubs were planted around the periphery of Villiers High School and their Multi Use Games Areas with help from the students.
A Farm for the Future was screened at 7pm on Thursday 27th August 2015. The venue was St John’s Community Hall, Havelock Rd [entrance], Southall, UB2 4DH. Read more
The Bring & Share event is an opportunity for people to ‘Bring & Share’ ideas, experiences, passion, skills and – let’s not forget – food & drink. It took place on Saturday 13th June 2015, 1pm. Venue: St John’s Community Hall, Havelock Road, Southall UB2 4DH. Read more
The Economics of Happiness was screened on Thursday 17th July 2014 at St John’s Church, Church Avenue, Southall, UB2 4DH.
The Power of Community was screened on Friday 9th May 2014 at Holy Trinity Church, High Street, Southall, UB1 3HH.
Bricks & Bees at the Community Garden took place on Tuesday 29th April 2014 at Southall Community Garden based in the Bixley Field Allotments near Havelock Road.