The woods has had a trim

The Earnest Cook Trust who own Macaroni Wood have recently been undertaking tree harvesting in all of their woodlands. In February this work involved removing 1000 tonnes of timber from Macaroni Wood. Long term benefits include allowing more light into the woodland...

Leathersellers £40,000 grant approved

In March 2015 the Leathersellers’ Company, one of the ancient livery companies of the City of London, approved a grant of £10,000 per year for the next four years to go towards salaries for part-time staff at Macaroni Wood. Staff like Marcus and Anne help to keep...

Thanks to you we raised £11,305!

We would like to say a huge huge huge thank you to everyone that donated to our crowdfunding campaign in December and January. We’ve raised £11,305 in total which is absolutely astonishing. To everyone that’s contributed, shared, commented and made a...

Sense® take over the games room

Sense, the national (UK) voluntary organisation working with and supporting people of all ages who are deafblind turned made great use of the games room in into an art and craft workshop during the October half term. Click on the photo to...

Richard MacVicar

Our friend and colleague Richard MacVicar has recently died.  Known universally as Mac, he started working at Deptford Adventure Playground in 1978 – the playground is run by the London Borough of Lewisham.  He ran the playground for more than 30 years, until his...