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
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...
PARK The cutting of the field by a contractor is lasting well with the growth slowing down. We will have to see whether it will last through winter. GUARDS Without any communication or warning we are now only going to have ONE guard at the park during the day. How...
PARK PROBLEMS The welcome opening of the park again we had the grass needing a cut and the entrance gardens a shambles. I asked for a cut but no sign of a cutting team from Parks. The Depot still in disarray. Eventually a resident came with his tractor mower and cut a...