New Project- The Reflection Garden

You may have noticed a mound of earth over near the Whist Ave pedestrian entrance.This is for an exciting new project. The Reflection Garden. We are currently trying to get funding. Please download the file for more information.

Queens Platinum Jubilee Plaques

The Queens Platinum Jubilee plaques are on all the lampposts from Whist Ave to the Beacon at the Heroes Arboretum. This will be the pathway for the Lantern Parade on 2 June 2022.

The Lantern Parade and Beacon Lighting 2 June 2022

TOWN JUBILEE PREPARATIONS UNDERWAY Fantastic week working with some super volunteers from Friends of the Wickford Memorial Park assembling the lantern kits at the CO-OP Wickford (thank you ) which have been provided free by Wickford Town Council for the community to collect and make in preparation for the Jubilee Beacon Lighting ceremony and Lantern … Read more

Update Community Orchard

Community Orchard on the Beauchamps Site- Two hundred fruit trees have been ordered from East Of England Orchards Buy fruit trees | Apples & Orchards Project ( These will be delivered ready to plant in December 2022.They include: ApplesPearsCherriesPlumsCrab Apples Very exciting for the next phase of the site.

Parkland/Amenity Tree Planting

Planting of the Amenity/Parkland area on Beauchamps Site Species of Trees to be planted on Friday 18th and Saturday19th March 2022 : Silver Birch (Betula pendula) x 2Alder (Alnus glutinosa) x2Rowen (Sorbus aucuparia) x 2White Beam (Sorbus aria) x2Horse Chestnut (Aesculus x carnea Briotii ) x2Beech (Fagus sylvatica) x1Copper Beech (Fagus sylvatica f. purpurea) x1Wych … Read more

Update on Beauchamps Nature Reserve

Planting of the ‘Parkland’ area in the Beauchamps Nature Reserve.Mature trees will be planted in the area where the Beauchamps site meets the main park. Twenty trees will be planted on 18th and 19th March starting at 10am.Volunteers welcome to help plant, tools will be provided. All welcome, please wear suitable clothes and sturdy shoes.

First Gardening Group of the Year- 3rd March 2022

All welcome to join our gardening group.We normally meet on Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 9:30am. The first session will be weeding, cutting back dead heads, mulching the Home Front Garden. We normally finish with a social coffee/bacon sandwich in Huttons Cafe. Please wear sturdy shoes and old, warm clothes. Tasks for the next few … Read more