PCEG celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2011. The group was originally formed by a number of local people concerned that our environment was suffering from lack of care. We work to conserve, maintain and develop the green and built environment of Plumstead and Winn’s Commons.

We are always involved in a range of activities, and although we have  over 100 members, we always need people to do some hands-on volunteering in some of our projects. Do get in touch with us if you would like to become involved.


We are currently engaged on a big project in the Plumstead Common Nature Reserve to make it more attractive and accessible. We are also partners in another project to transform the derelict former swing park adjacent to Azile Everett House

We have regular work days at our two principle sites, the Slade Ponds and the nature reserve ― see the calendar.

We’re “on the case” all the time ― recently we painted out the tags on the Old Mill Pub, for instance, and have sent objections to the council about inappropriate planning applications that threaten the character of the area.


Photographs clockwise from top left: Bluebells in the Nature Reserve; restoring the railings at the Slade Ponds; Earn Your Travel Back volunteers in the Plumstead Common Nature Reserve; volunteering at the Slade Ponds; the litter haul from the Slade Ponds one Sunday in January 2013; PCEG’s music festival Plumstead Live! in 2012; planting the Jubilee Oak trees in partnership with St Margaret’s School.

Plumstead Live! 2014 photos