The Commons are governed by a body of Conservators. Five are elected by local residents and three are appointed by Government Departments under the provisions of the 1871 Act.
Day to day management of the Commons is in the hands of the Clerk and Ranger, Chief Executive Officer and his staff. The Ranger's Office is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and mounted Keepers patrol the Commons from dawn to dusk 365 days a year.
The Office telephone number is: 020 8788 7655.