Our latest news and blog posts

Welcome to our ‘Old Spokes Home’ – Hardie Cycle Hub

'Where bikes come to fly' We told you recently that funding had been secured to create our very own community led cycle hub in the park. The building has arrived and the wheels are very much in motion preparing the area to receive and up-cycle bikes, providing an...

Event Planning Volunteers – We need you!

If you would like to help get our events up and running we would really appreciate your input. Get in contact via events@friendsofhardiepark.co.uk - Our event team always needs more hands on deck. If you like planning, sorting on the day, maybe run a stall at an event...

Half-Term Activities

Here's what we've got planned so far over the half-term for the kids. Wednesday 23rd  - Learn to Knit or Crochet - Starts prompt at 10.30am until 12.30pm - 6 places available with our Hardie Park Craft Ladies - (£2 donation adults - £1 children) First come first...

Volunteers’ Macmillan Coffee Morning

Our lovely volunteers have put the date in the diary to support Macmillan Cancer Support. Their coffee morning is at the Hardie Park Cafe from 10am on Friday 27th September. It's buzzing at the park on a Friday with our Gardeners, Shedders and Petanque crew all on...

Thurrock Soup

Hardie Park is a SOCIAL ENTERPRISE. Thurrock is a place where Social Entrepreneurs (people who start Social Enterprises) can try their idea and make a difference directly in their own community and it is happening all over! From Grays to the Garrison, Linford to...

So, it’s a big thanks to Esso

Following a recent service station upgrade, Esso chose to celebrate the re-opening of the South Ockendon Esso Tesco Alliance Service Station with a presentation of £150 towards landscape improvements at the park and a donation of branded blankets to keep our customers...

1-2 make it 3 reasons to visit the park

Pop along to the park this Sunday 1st Sept. There's something for everyone! The SS17 Tweed and Vintage Ride will be leaving from the park at 12.30pm, come along and see the spectacle. We have some artisan stalls to browse selling homemade wares and Sunday brunch is on...

Adam’s mission accomplished

A huge thank you to Adam Kortlandt who managed to raise £532.54 including gift aid by completing the Prudential Ride London.  He soldiered through the 100 mile course after putting in hours of training prior to the 5th of August. Rider Number: 23158  - Completed in 6...

July Newsletter

What's happening at the park we hear you say? ALL WILL BE REVEALED if you click our latest online NEWSLETTER link here https://preview.mailerlite.com/r3q8o1 Contact details: Hardie Park Cafe, Hardie Road, Stanford-le-Hope, Essex. SS17 0PB Phone: Café direct - 07935...

Moonbeamers Outdoor Cinema Night

Come to Hardie Park for an amazing outdoor cinema experience with live singer and big karaoke screen. Event Date: Friday 27th September 2019 - Book Tickets Here - full event detail in this link Gates Open: 5:30pm Live Entertainment Starts: 6:30pm Film Starts: 7:30pm...