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

December 2020 News Update

December 2020 News Update

Getting the Park cut for the end of the year was the usual fight with no management at the Depot, broken tractor, scarce labour etc. It was outsourced and cut by 16 men with brush cutters who did an amazing job. Don’t hold your breath for January. Increase in...

November 2020 News

November 2020 News

The Petition being circulated has so far got over 600 signatures and continues. Since the incidents that sparked this the bank has been quiet and we have had no further problems. Long may it last. A lot have gone home before so there may be an exodus before Christmas....

Petition to the Mayor

Petition to the Mayor

PETITION TO THE MAYOR REGARDING THE WEST  BANK OF FIELD AND STUDY PARK. NOVEMBER – 2020 Due to the various incidents that have come into the Park across the river, and the numbers on that Bank, concerned members of the surrounding community have got together with...

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