The award is from Sadiq Khan’s as part of his plan to make London the world’s first National Park City with Beckenham Place Park one of six projects to share the Mayor’s green city fund of £2 million.
“This is really fantastic news. Since the start of the regeneration work in Beckenham Place Park, we’ve already seen a considerable increase in the number of visitors. his additional funding will be a significant boost to our plans to conserve and enhance this park, attracting even more people to come and enjoy the natural beauty of the park” said Mayor of Lewisham, Damien Egan.
Lewisham Council say the funding will go towards planting thousands of new trees and supporting the restoration of the park’s Georgian lake to create new wildlife habitat.
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