Finally, after several years of hard work, fundraising and finally the design and build, our new playground has opened! Thank you to EVERYONE who has supported our journey along the way. Click here for pictures from our opening event. Click here for a recent Croydon Advertiser news story about the opening.
The playground build has begun! In a matter of weeks our brand spanking shiny new playground will be built and ready for generations of children to enjoy. Click here for pictures and videos of the build in progress
Two local children tell us what it means to them to hear that they will soon be getting a new playground! Mina Potter (11) said she was ‘out of (her) mind with excitement’ and ran round the room when she heard LPAG had reached its fundraising target. Louis Potter (6) says he loves climbing and … More Out of their mind with excitement
We’ve hit our initial fundraising target and a new playground will be on its way very soon! Now the hard work really begins… We have been meeting with and are are the process of employing a company to install our new playground. The design is being re-assessed and finalised to make sure we make the … More Now the hard work begins
More brilliant news, LPAG are joint winners of the Mayor of Croydon’s Civic Awards 2016 ‘Group of the Year’. In its fifth year, the awards honours the achievements and efforts of local people who go the extra mile to make the borough of Croydon a better place to live and work. LPAG are extremely honoured … More We’ve won an award
We are delighted to announce that in the same week we received the incredible news that we we awarded grants of £19,500 from London Marathon Charitable Trust and £39,500 from Veolia Environmental trust! These two grants bring us to the magical £100k figure needed to build a new playground!!! A huge thank you to these … More Thank you thank you thank you
Thank you to everyone who came along to our family fun day on 9 July. The event, plus match funding, raised a brilliant £2500! Children jumped along to their hearts content on the bouncy castle, the five-a-side football tournament was a roaring success and the bbq a sell out. A special thank you to Crystal … More Family fun day raises £2500
We have a story to tell you. Once upon a time as a committee meeting was in full swing a little girl was quietly listening at the door. She heard plans for fundraising, for approaching businesses, for persuading people to support a failing fundraising campaign. That night she wrote a letter to the Queen, because … More We have a mysterious benefactor!
Despite it being a cold, windy Sunday, local children and one incredible sumo lady turned up in their droves to help raise over £1500 for LPAG! Thanks to all who took part, their incredibly generous sponsors and to all those who helped on the day.
We are a group of local parents called who came together in 2013 to form the Lakes Playground Action Group. Our aim is to proactively raise funds to regenerate the much loved children’s playground at South Norwood Lake. Serving the local Crystal Palace and South Norwood communities, the Lake and Grounds is a beautiful park … More Lakes Playground Action Group, South Norwood Lake and Grounds