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Join The Friends

 Telford Town park, now officially recognised as the UK’s best park, is an amazing asset for our community. The Friends play a vital part in protecting and improving that asset and we welcome applications for membership from those who wish to support the aims  and activities of the group.

Our Aims

  To promote, conserve and protect:

     •  The sustainable use of the park T
     • The bio-diversity of the park
     • The existing boundaries of the park                             
     • The built structures of the park

and protect it from inappropriate development

 

Our Activities Include

  • Hedge laying and planting                                      
  • Tree planting
  • Gardening
  • Scrub clearance
  • Bulb planting
  • Bat and Bird Box making
  • Pond planting & conservation
  • Park events
  • Telford’s Santa Fun Run
 
Why join the Friends?
  • Meet new friends
  • Enjoy the fresh air
  • Do a satisfying task
  •  Enjoy special discounts*
  • Aid recovery from illness
  • Help to enhance the Town Park
  • Learn about the history and ecology of the
  • No experience necessary – free training given if required
 
How to join the Friends

The easiest way to join is to complete the simple application form that you will find here.

Alternatively you can download the PDF version of the form from here and, after completion, hand it in to the Town Park Visitor Centre or post to:

FOTTP, Telford Town Park Visitor Centre, Hinkshay Road, Telford, TF3 4EP Telephone: 01952 382340

 

Types of Membership

1.*FULL: No membership fee. This type of membership commits you to a minimum of 12 hours help a year or helping at a minimum of 3 events a year (excluding regular monthly FOTTP meetings) This membership carries certain benefits. which currently include special discounts for Holiday Inn Revive Leisure Club, Closer to the Edge (aerial ropes course) Telford Cycle Centre bike hire, Town Park Adventure Golf and Crystal Cupcakes Cafe.

Please note that a current passport style photo is required for this membership, which will commit you to a minimum record of attendance.

2.SUPPORTER: No membership fee but this type of membership will put you on our mailing list and we ask for a donation to assist in defraying our administration costs. This membership carries no additional benefits.

NOTE: There are no age limits but if you are under 16 years of age and wish to work with the Friends you must be accompanied by an appropriate adult on FULL membership or have your parents permission to join as a supporter.

NOTE 2: Further information about the types of membership and the benefits attaching to full membership can be found here