Welcome to Cally Park!
Thanks for your interest in volunteering with us. It's great to have you here!
Our current volunteering opportunities are listed below.
If you have any questions please do email us and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.
About the role
Litter heroes help keep the park tidy and clean by picking up litter and reporting any issues to park staff.
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This is not a fixed volunteering post. It is a one-off volunteering opportunity running on ad hoc days throughout the year (such as part of Great British Spring Clean month).
Caledonian Park is managed by Islington Council and sits within Parks Service who manage the local parks and green areas. Islington Heritage Service and Parks Service manage the Clock Tower and Heritage Centre in partnership. Our vision is of an accessible and inclusive Service, centred on increasing local cultural participation, exploring and celebrating local heritage and making valuable contribution to local priorities.
Caledonian Park is a popular site full of history. The centrepiece of the park is a 155ft (47.5m) high grade II* listed Clock Tower built in 1855. The National Lottery Heritage Fund confirmed a grant award of £1,873,300 in December 2016. This funded our vision to revitalise Caledonian Park and secure the future of its clock tower.
Essential repairs have been made to the clock tower to ensure it is preserved for future generations, and also to allow it to be open to the public on a more regular basis. The renovation includes work to the original bells, balcony and staircase. The original market railings on Market Road and Shearling Way have also been repaired and restored, and a small heritage centre built (the ‘Cally Clock Tower Centre’) with space for community and education activities. The café and toilet facilities are also new.
This role is purely voluntary and this arrangement is not a legally binding one or an employment contract.
If you would like to find out more please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Caledonian Park is managed by Islington Council and sits within Islington Parks Service who manage the local parks and green areas within the Borough. Islington Heritage Service and Park Service manage the Clock Tower and Cally Clock Tower Centre in partnership.
Our vision is of an accessible and inclusive service, focused on increasing local cultural participation, exploring and celebrating local heritage and making a valuable contribution to local priorities.