Managed and maintained by volunteers – funded by voluntary contributions 

If you have a general enquiry, or come across any
problems on the Common, (whether it be fallen trees or branches on the paths, flooded ditches, bridges in poor repair - or anything else that could pose a danger to other users), please contact the

Duty Curator
Tel: 0701 424 6096


The Clerk to the Trustees is Bill Boyes
Tel: 020 8449 8038

To contact the Friends of Hadley Common, please email

In the event of a fire please call the
Fire Brigade
Tel: 999 or 112

For any matter concerning this website, please email

Photo: Les Bedford

Police Notice
Games Road, Cockfosters

Riding motorbikes or quads on the Common is a
criminal offence Any person riding a motorbike or quad on the Common (apart from on the roads) is contravening Section 34 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c 52), and if in addition this is being done without reasonable consideration for other people, that person is also contravening Section 3 of the same Act.

Furthermore in such circumstances, under Section 59 of the Police Reform Act 2002 (2002 c30), the Police have the power to seize and remove the motorbike or quad concerned.

as well as being very dangerous and unpleasant.

If you see anybody doing this, please immediately call the
Police - Tel: 999 or 112
East Barnet Police - Tel: 07747 791 192