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Hucclecote Meadow
 
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Gloucestershire
Natural England
Regional Team:
South West
Year of Declaration: 1990
Declaring Authority: Gloucester City Council
Area (Ha): Click here to open the site map (new window). Once displayed, click on the site to see area and other details.
Grid Reference: SO 871 163
Location: Lobley's Drive,  opposite Laxton Road, GL4 5TF
Owned by: Gloucester City Council
Managed by: Gloucester City Council, Parks Department Countryside Unit
SSSI Type: Biological
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Lobley's Drive off Abbeymead Ave, Abbeymead. Next to the M5 junction 11A.
Nearest Train station: Gloucester.
Visitor facilities: None on site
What to see: Ancient hay meadows saved from development in the 1980s, traditionally managed to conserve the diverse wildflowers that were a common feature of meadows.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Friends of Hucclecote Meadows.
The group hold a work event on the 2nd Friday of each month to assist the Countryside Rangers with management of the site.


Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Gloucester City Council
Countryside Rangers
Email Countryside@gloucester.gov.uk
Tel 01452 303206
or try
General enquiries
Tel 01452 396396
Email heretohelp@gloucester.gov.uk

Website address and other links: www.gloucester.gov.uk/Website/Spatial-Planning/Countryside-managementprojects/Hucclecote-Meadows.aspx
alternatively try
www.gloucester.gov.uk and search for Hucclecote Meadows Local Nature Reserve




Last updated 28/02/13
 
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