FRIENDS

We count among our friends several local organisations, whose expertise we value and who share our commitment to a zero carbon H&F.

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The Hammersmith & Fulham Youth Council have been great supporters of this project from its inception. The resident-led Climate and Ecological Emergency H&F Commission was set up in 2019 to guide the council on its journey to zero carbon. Its report - published in February 2021 - makes an inspiring case for urgent and transformative action.

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The Lyric Hammersmith has long been a leader in environmental sustainability, and is on target to reduce its own carbon emissions by 60% by 2025.

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The William Morris Society was founded in 1955 to make the life, works and ideas of William Morris (1834-96) better known. Our purpose is to share knowledge of the life and works of William Morris amongst our members and the wider public

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Fulham Palace Trust opens the Palace and its beautiful gardens seven days a week free of charge. We manage a museum, café, an award-winning schools’ programme and we stage a wide range of cultural events.  The Trust has ambitious plans to increase biodiversity on the site and improve its resilience to climate change, engaging local residents in this work.

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Hammersmith Community Gardens Association is a local environmental charity, managing four community gardens in LBHF  We promote environmental sustainability within the borough and manage our sites to maximise biodiversity and encourage wildlife.

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The Friends of Wormwood Scrubs are all local people who love this unique bit of London wilderness and want to keep its peace and biodiversity for future generations.

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hfcyclists are the local branch of the London Cycling Campaign. Our aim is to encourage more people to cycle, improve conditions for cyclists and raise the profile of cycling primarily in the area of Hammersmith and Fulham but also beyond.

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FoE Hammersmith & Fulham are a diverse, enthusiastic team, and welcome anyone who’d like to join our group and put positive energy into campaigning for a better world. The group has run continuously since 1981 with many successful campaigns  The most pressing issue in 2019 is the climate emergency but we also campaign on other issues.

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Imperial is one of the world's most international universities. Imperial’s global collaborations, discoveries and networks are transforming lives and creating opportunity in the UK and around the world.

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Urbanwise.London is a voluntary organisation which was established in 1983 and was previously known as Hammersmith and Fulham Urban Studies Centre.

We have a wealth of experience in engaging people of all ages in learning about their local environment and offer a whole range of different programmes both to schools and adult groups.

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Idling Action London is a London wide campaign group drawing attention to the dangers of air pollution. Their project Engine Off Every Stop shows drivers that switching off your engine when pulled over is the easiest way to protect public health and make an immediate improvement to local air quality.

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Since forming in 2019, the H&F group of Extinction Rebellion has been campaigning for a zero carbon, ecologically rich borough, including actions against ‘fast fashion’ and for a car free future for Hammersmith Bridge.

WHO WE ARE

Pat is an epidemiologist and public health researcher who has lived in Shepherds Bush for over 40 years.  

She imagines for H&F: cycling down to the orchard and wildflower meadow at Furnivall Gardens for a swim in the sparkling clean Thames near a car-free Garden Bridge.

Wilf is an English teacher and lives in Shepherds Bush.

He imagines for H&F: more bicycles; a lot fewer cars; less rubbish; and thriving independent shops!

Nikita is a mother of two small children, and has lived in LBHF for over 10 years. 

She imagines for H&F: enticing edible landscapes, audible birdsong, forest schooling for all children, mixed communal gathering of all cultures.

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Jonny runs a city recruitment business focused on management consulting businesses. He is a passionate sportsman.

He imagines for H&F: emergency funding to help businesses lower their carbon footprints year-on-year by 7-10% in line with the 2015 Paris Agreement.

Hamish is a management consultant and father of three who lives near Askew Road.

He imagines for H&F: a greener, cleaner, quieter borough which is more communal and alive in every way!

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Sarah moved to Hammersmith in March 2018. She is a teaching assistant in Chelsea and will start training as a primary school teacher in September 2021.

She imagines for H&F: an abundance of local community gardens; a parklet on every street; a local 'repair cafe'; segregated cycle lanes; a local 'library of things'.

David is happily retired and has lived in LBHF for nearly 40 years.

He imagines for H&F: more green spaces, easier cycling, safer roads, more local shops & markets, and for everyone to have more time to enjoy them.