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New website – coming soon

We’re in the final stages of re-designing our website so that it’s easier to find the information you need.    Potters Fields Park and St. John’s Churchyard are special green spaces, whether you’re looking for a unique event venue, a quiet space to relax or some horticultural delights.   We’re very proud of our two parks and want to share them, so even if you can’t visit in person, we look forward to welcoming you to our new website very soon.

In the meantime, you can keep up to to date with news and events via Twitter,  Instagram or by subscribing to our newsletter.

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Green Flag Award success

Potters Fields Park is flying the flag as one of the UK’s very best green spaces.

Today, a record number of parks and green spaces collect Green Flag Award

Potters Fields Park in Southwark has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world.

Potters Fields park is among a record-breaking 1,797 UK parks and green spaces that will today receive a prestigious Green Flag Award – the mark of a quality park or green space.

This international award, now into its third decade, is a sign to the public that the space boasts the highest possible environmental standards, is beautifully maintained and has excellent visitor facilities.

Jon Tighe, Park and Events Manager said: “We are absolutely delighted to receive a Green Flag Award for the 3rd year running.We know how much quality green spaces matter to residents and visitors, and this award celebrates the dedication that goes into maintaining Potters Fields park to such a high standard”.

International Green Flag Award scheme manager Paul Todd said: “We are delighted to be celebrating another record-breaking year for the Green Flag Award scheme.

“Each flag is a celebration of the thousands of staff and volunteers who work tirelessly to maintain the high standards demanded by the Green Flag Award. The success of the scheme, especially in these challenging times, demonstrates just how much parks matter to people.”

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