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

    FoKC is pleased to announce that a new interpretation board has been installed on Keston Common, close to the entrance at the intersection of Westerham Road and Heathfield Road. See the 'News' page for further details.


  • Website Last Updated


    Wednesday 1st May 2019


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

Our Aims are:

  • 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.
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.


Next Public Meeting Our next public meeting will be on Wednesday 2nd October 2019, at 7.30pm, in the Jubilee Room, Keston Village Hall. All are welcome.

Countryside Day at Keston This year's event will be held on Sunday 30th June from 2pm to 5pm. and brings together a variety of local conservation and countryside organisations. Each has its own exhibit to help find more information about the countryside, where to enjoy it and how to look after it. There will be music from the Keston Primary School band and dancing by the Ravensbourne Morris Men and much more to enjoy. Refreshments from various stalls will be available. The event will be held on the village green by the Greyhound Public House. Families particularly welcome. Entrance to all is free.


Walk Programme 2019 This ever popular activity will now be extended throughout the year.  Walks will be scheduled for 2pm on the first Wednesday of every month.  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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