The Friends

Joan Catterall (1941-2011)

  Joan Catterall, one of the founder members of the Friends of Gunnersbury Park in 1981, died on 24 February after a long illness. She was our very active Membership Secretary from the beginning until she stepped down in the
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Special event 29 November 2010

Managing a National Trust property from spiralling decline to a good news story, a talk by Julie Smith, National Trust   With the help of one of our members, who works for the National Trust, we were able to arrange this
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Friends Seek action from English Heritage

    This is the text of a press release issued by the Friends on 13 December 2009: FRIENDS ASK ENGLISH HERITAGE TO ACT At their Annual General Meeting on 6 December the Friends of Gunnersbury Park & Museum resolved
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Ealing Runs Out of Options?

  We have to face the fact that the governance of Gunnersbury has collapsed – yet again – and that the estate and the museum will continue to decay and decline until this is radically changed. The specific event this
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The “Stakeholders” Meetings

  Although the original idea was to form a group of people who represented societies and organisations, who could consult their members and represent their views, the stakeholder meetings have been open to anybody, and most of the opinions expressed
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