Volunteering opportunity

Greville Smyth Park volunteers

20 volunteers required
9 spaces remaining
Added by
Ella Hogg
on 13th March 2020

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  • Regular
  • One-off
  • Walking
  • Taking photos
  • Sustainable development
  • Street / neighbourhood improvement
  • Sport
  • Public engagement
  • Painting / decorating
  • Managing volunteers
  • Litter picking
  • Gardening
  • Fundraising
  • Environmental surveys
  • Community development
  • Befriending
What matters to you
  • Wildlife / nature / outdoors
  • Transport / physical environment
  • Sport / leisure / physical activity
  • Parks / green spaces
  • Over 50’s
  • Intergenerational
  • Health / wellbeing
  • Gardening / growing
  • Corporate Volunteering / Team Building
  • Community safety / crime
  • Community / neighbourhood action
  • Children / young people / family
  • Animals
Bristol neighbourhood
  • Southville / Ashton Gate
  • Harbourside / Canons Marsh / Brandon Hill
  • Clifton / Clifton Down / Hotwells
  • Bristol City Centre
  • Bedminster / Victoria Park
  • Ashton Vale / Bower Ashton

These sessions are limited to a maximum of six people per group in order to adhere to Covid19 regulations. Please let us know if you are going to attend so we can manage numbers safely.

Greville Smyth Park is an important green space on the edge of the city center, joining the industrial end of the harbour with bustling Southville and Ashton Gate.

We need your energy to help improve the park for people and wildlife. Together with Bristol Parks gardeners and the local Friends Group, we will be tackling lots of different mini-projects within the park.

You're welcome to join as a one-off, or to come along every month (first Wednesday of each month) from 10.30am - 12.30pm. 

We meet at Rich's Hopper coffee truck next to the bowls building at the top of the park (also the perfect place for a coffee to end a session).


Some of the activities suggested by the local community and Parks Area Coordinator for 2020 inlcude:

  • Paint the changing rooms
  • Plant climbers of changing room walls to make sore attractive and wildlife friendly
  • More effort into the rose bed behind the tennis court next to the changing rooms
  • Planting for pollinators
  • Community fruit and veg bed
  • Daffodils and other bulbs near play area and on bank adjacent to the roads
  • Paint fencing around play area
  • Bug hotels to be built in wooded areas
  • Expansion of wooden area to increase density and habitat
  • Repair and fundraise for teen shelter – replant green roof
  • Put bird and bat boxes up
  • Wildlife Surveys (withBS3 wildlife)
  • Mapping of trees and eventually a tree walk
  • Fundraising for information board about trees


When: Every month

10:00 - 12:00

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