The Friends of Pimp Hall Park and Nature Reserve are a volunteer group wanting to celebrate, enjoy and promote the park and nature reserve.

Named after the locally renowned hornbeam tree, the Hornbeam Centre aims to

  • engage with residents of Waltham Forest, enabling and empowering them to live more sustainable lifestyles.
  • develop local projects focusing on healthy, affordable, sustainable food, waste reduction and conserving resources.
  • provide an affordable space for local groups to meet, where people can to learn about local events/meetings/groups and find out how they can get involved.

Organisations we have worked with!

thena is passionate about helping women to grow stronger, more profitable businesses and create opportunities for career success.

Haven House Children’s Hospice was first conceived in the early 1990s, as the brainchild of 
Sue Irwin, a registered nurse and health visitor, who with friends and colleagues founded the charity to provide care to life-limited children and their families at no cost to them.


Haven Network is unique in that it is the only organisation in Waltham Forest and the surrounding London boroughs that offers a specific service to victims of sexual violence and/or sexual abuse and domestic violence.

The London Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Consortium is made up of 29 organisations working in partnership to deliver comprehensive, cost effective, high quality services to all communities across London.

Hello and welcome to Sheringham Nursery School and Children’s Centre. We’re a maintained nursery school for children aged 2, 3 and 4 in the Manor Park and Little Ilford neighbourhoods of Newham. We are rated Outstanding by Ofsted.

The View is the perfect place to start a day out in the Forest, with maps, helpful staff, frequent events, and two waymarked trails starting at the back door! You can learn the history of Epping Forest through our interactive displays, check out our regular art and history exhibitions, and visit the beautiful, centuries-old Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge.

Since opening in 1967, Suntrap has welcomed primary schools, secondary schools, sixth form colleges, nurseries, children centres and family groups to explore our natural environment within Epping Forest. A visit to the centre gives students the opportunity to learn in and about a natural environment close to where they live.