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Cranham Marsh
 
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East Midlands
Year of Declaration: 2008
Declaring Authority: London Borough of Havering
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: TQ 570 855
Location: Upminster, Havering. RM14
Owned by: London Borough of Havering
Managed by: Essex Wildlife Trust
Description:

 (click the image to view the full size version in a new window)Bluebells in Bonus Wood
Photo credit: Natural England

Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Access via Argyle Gardens or The Chase, both of which run south off St Mary's Lane (B187) with footpaths leading on to the reserve.
Bus 248 from Upminster stations runs along St Marys Lane.
Pubic Footpaths going to the site, are from Ockendon Road, Argyle Gardens, Huntsmans Drive and The Chase.
Visitor facilities: There is no car park.
The site is not wheelchair accessible. There is an informal pathway.
Occasional events including bat walk held.
What to see: Habitats include unimproved grassland, wet woodland, reed and sedge beds. The site is good for Southern marsh orchid, reptiles, great crested newt and water voles.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Volunteer with The Essex Wildlife Trust
www.essexwt.org.uk/get_involved/volunteering/
For further information please contact
Patricia Norris - Volunteer Co-ordinator on
Tel 01621 862977 or
Email patrician@essexwt.org.uk


Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Essex Wildlife Trust
Email admin@essexwt.org.uk.
Tel 01621 862960
or try
Havering Borough Council's
Benjamin Sanderson, Countryside Projects Officer
Tel 01708 432873,
E-mail: benjamin.sanderson@havering.gov.uk
Website address and other links: www.essexwt.org.uk/visitor_centres_nature_reserves/cranham_marsh_nature_reserve/
or
www.havering.gov.uk/Pages/Services/Countryside-conservation.aspx#Cranham%20Marsh
alternatively try
www.essexwt.org.uk
www.havering.gov.uk
and search Cranham Marsh Local Nature Reserve



Last updated 04/03/13
Additional information:

 (click the image to view the full size version in a new window)Meadow brown butterfly
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 (click the image to view the full size version in a new window)Volunteer
Photo credit: Natural England

 

 (click the image to view the full size version in a new window)Sheep with ram in winter
Photo credit: Natural England

 

 (click the image to view the full size version in a new window)Stag beetle pyramid team
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