Fishing Ponds
The Middle Pond looking towards Fishponds Road.
Activity Mornings
  • Fridays

    Every Friday -10 am, meet at Westerham Road car park. Tools and safety equipment will be supplied at all work sessions. Tea and coffee will be provided.

  • Additional Days

    The Keston Friends Group will occasionally meet on site with other volunteer groups such as the Bromley Volunteers and the Branching Out team. Typically we meet at 10.30 am, in Westerham Road car park and may work through until 3pm. Bring a packed lunch if you want to work all day or just come for as long as you can. Notification of these additional days will be given on the activity schedule on the "what's on" page.

  • Latest News

    Following the easing of lockdown restrictions FoKC activities have been restored under social distancing guidelines.  Groups of up to six people will be able to undertake light activities providing they do not share tools and remain two metres apart.  Refreshments will not be provided though members are free to bring their own.  Our monthly walks will resume starting 1st July.

  • Website Last Updated

    Saturday 1st August 2020

Welcome to the
Friends of Keston Common
(incorporating Ravensbourne Open Space and Padmall Wood)

Our Aims:

  • To help to secure and promote the conservation and protection of Keston Common, Ravensbourne Open Space and Padmall Wood.
  • To promote its use as a place for quiet, informal enjoyment, recreation and study.
  • To help with practical conservation through voluntary action for the benefit of wildlife and the community under the supervision of idverde (parks management contractor to the London Borough of Bromley).
  • To assist in providing an educational experience for the general public in the history, natural history and biodiversity of Keston Common.
  • To maintain a sound financial base and seek other funding or donations to further activities which meet the above aims and objectives.
Our Supporters:

Supporters give what time they can spare and all gifts and talents are appreciated, from work on the common to helping with publicity material and fund raising. There is no annual subscription but voluntary donations from families, who wish to receive regular briefings, are most welcome.

Our Events:

Public Meeting - Our next public meeting is tentatively booked for Wednesday 30th September 2020, at 7.30pm, in the Jubilee Room, Keston Village Hall. All are welcome.

Walk Programme 2020 - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic our monthly walks are currently suspended. These will resume as soon as possible on the first Wednesday of each month, starting at 2pm from the Keston Village sign. For full details click here.

Safer Neighbourhood Watch - It has been reported that a lot of scams are being enacted in our local area and all residents are asked to remain vigilant at all times. A booklet highlighting possible threats has been produced by the metropolitan police and is available for download here.

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