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To join The John Innes Society or renew your membership for 2024 please find

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1971-2021 - Celebrating 50 Years of

The John Innes Society

A charity dedicated to the conservation and enhancement of Merton Park's Area of Benefit.  

As one of first garden suburbs we exist to encourage high standards of appropriate

building design, and to foster environmental, social and community values as

envisioned by founder John Innes.

Dates for your Diary

Saturday, 17 August​ - 10:30am to 4:30pm

Merton Heritage Discovery Day at Morden Library

More details on our Events page
Click here for more information.

Saturday, 16 November

Quiz Night at St Mary's Church Hall,

Regular Activites

Several events and activities are open to members only: a gardening group, a bridge club and bridge tuition, wine tasting and social gatherings.  Advance notice of events is published in the Society’s Newsletter.

Bridge is played weekly in the Coach House, Melrose Road on Monday evenings. Table money is £2 per person including beverages. Start time 7-30pm.

Bridge for beginners and improving players is played on Thursday evenings at the same time.Please contact M Forbes for details. 0208 542 8314.

Coffee and social mornings are at 11am to 1pm and are held at the Coach House on Melrose Road.  They are held on the second Wednesday of each month.  

Friends of the John Innes Park Gardening Group meetings are on the second Friday of the month. We meet at 9am by the mulberry tree in John Innes Park.

John Innes Park 2 by Ed Foley.jpeg
John Innes Park by Ed Foley.jpeg

John Innes Park. 

Two Photos above  by Ed Foley 2022

A heron takes off from the pond in John Innes Park.

Photo by Jen Donovan 2023


Become a member

Join us in conserving one of London's first garden suburbs by understanding its past, involved in its present and shaping its future.

celebrating heritage

Merton Park

conservation area


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