Get Involved

Join The Friends of Town Quay Park

Join our community

Every person who enjoys Town Quay Park and who wants to see it flourish is important and we encourage you to become a member so your views will be heard. Current membership is over 100 and we would love to see this grow to involve even more people, and to strengthen the case for investing in this unique green space.

As well as membership you can support FTQP by joining the gardening group or volunteering to help run an event; donating for the annual purchase of plants or equipment; get your company or group to sponsor an activity or part of the Park; share your expertise or contacts to help us raise funds from major donors. Please contact us with any offers.

Membership of The Friends of Town Quay Park

Membership is open to any individual over the age of 18 who shares the aims of FTQP which are:

  • To preserve and improve the Town Quay Park site for the wellbeing and pleasure of the community and visitors to the city.
  • To work with other interest groups and Southampton City Council to preserve the heritage of the Old Town area for the people of Southampton, visitors to the city and future generations.
  • To encourage activities and uses of the park that promote community cohesion, inclusion, health and wellbeing.

For more information see FTQP Constitution

Membership & How to Join

Membership Fees

Membership costs:

Annual fees: £2 (unwaged / pensioner), £5 (waged)
Lifetime membership: £25.00

To join

Simply print out the Membership Form, fill in your details and send the form and payment to:

Membership Secretary, FTQP, 29 Bugle St, Southampton SO14 2AL

Gardening Volunteers

Our Gardening Team

Anyone interested is welcome to join FTQP’s group of more than 20 friendly enthusiastic gardening volunteers. The group meets twice a month (weather permitting), usually on Tuesday afternoons and Sunday mornings. Some come regularly for the whole 2 hours, others only occasionally or for shorter periods.

Regular work ranges from weeding to planting and pruning. At other times volunteers work on a specific project – currently creating a woodland glade at the High St end of the park. No gardening background is needed, although horticultural knowledge is also very welcome. There are opportunities for the less mobile to garden sitting down or standing, and tools can be shared if you don’t have your own.

Why not come along to make new friends and engage in a healthy common activity that’s a real benefit to the local community?