Friends Of Field & Study

FOFS – To Protect, Promote and Preserve the Field and Study Park


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Caring for the park and protecting it’s future since 2006

When the park was seperated from the recreation centre in 2006, Friends of Field and Study (FOFS) was formed and registered as a section 21 company (NPC) to protect the future of this 30 acre open space in the heart of Sandton.

Since then, FOFs has managed the park, kept the activities, equipment and facilities in good working order with the help of City Parks staff and management.

Petition For The Removal Of Illegal Land Occupants Of Braamfontein Spruit Sandton & Surrounding Areas

Owing to the lack of meaningful intervention and control by the Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, the municipal-owned land adjacent to Forest Farm on the corner of William Nicol and Republic Road is being over-run by illegal occupants, particularly after the recent closure of George Lea Park on the intersection of William Nicol and Sandton Drive. Read More >>

Latest News & Upcoming Events

August 2021 News

August 2021 News

Despite level 4 the need for fresh air and sunshine saw park users coming and children being able to run around in the 20 acres of fresh air. INCIDENT A drunk individual from the Sport and Rec. side tackled Gladys as she was coming along the road for night shift....

July 2021 news

July 2021 news

Sad News again. We have lost a second Committee Member of FOFS. James Anderson. Another we shall miss. His expertise and legal knowledge was invaluable to us in our various fights with Council and others as well as his advice in running the Company. FOFS needs two...

May 2021 News update

May 2021 News update

Richard Finlayson, a longtime member of FOFS, passed away on the 2nd June. We will miss him and his passion for the Park and all his input into our meetings. JUNGLE GYM The Jungle Gym exceeded our budget with the total being R15,000. This upgrade will last us another...

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