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

March-April News Update

March-April News Update

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...

February 2021 Newsletter

February 2021 Newsletter

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...

January 2021 News

January 2021 News

BEST WISHES TO ALL OUR PARK LOVERS FINALLY after a visit to the virtually deserted Depot I was given the number of the contractor Parks uses to come and cut the very long grass at the park. I phoned from the Depot who agreed to let him come. Parks cant do it as I was...

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