Friends of Pinn Meadows is a resourceful and energetic residents’ group dedicated to the preservation and maintenance of the open green spaces and river banks between Elmbridge Drive and Bury Street, Ruislip in the London Borough of Hillingdon.

The group was originally formed to oppose the construction of a second artificial grass hockey pitch, with ugly high fences and intrusive floodlights amid the grassland, trees and river bank of King’s College Playing Fields.

Without losing our campaigning spirit, Friends of Pinn Meadows now work closely with Hillingdon Council’s Green Spaces team to ensure the free enjoyment of the Meadows by all local people. map



Our 5th Annual Scything Festival and Picnic took place on Saturday 7 July, with FoPM Members and residents renewing their scything skills.  For the youngsters there was dipping for newts and a host of other smaller creatures that inhabit the Pinn, and a selection of farm animals to stroke.  For everyone there were picnic refreshments kindly provided by the Council, and a background of accordion music. The event was opened by the Mayor of Hillingdon, Councillor John Morgan who went on to hone his scything skills.


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