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East Brookend Country Park
 
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 2004
Declaring Authority: London Borough of Barking & Dagenham
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 510 860
Location: Dagenham Road, Dagenham. RM7 0TH
Owned by: Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Managed by: Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Situated on Dagenham Road off the Main A124 Rush Green Road or the A1112 Rainham Road S.
Public transport: District Line train to Dagenham Heathway Station or Dagenham East Station

Visitor facilities: Car parking for the Eastbrookend Country Park is available off of Dagenham Road and is clearly signposted.
The facility is open to the public 7 days a week, with exhibitions, information, toilet facilities and café.
Award winning Millennium Centre.
What to see: Large scale earth moving to develop an interesting, undulating landscape on what was formerly land filled derelict land.
The landfill was capped with a layer of impermeable clay and topsoil; large scale seeding was undertaken using wild flower grassland mixes that are particularly suited to poor soils and more than 50,000 small trees (whips) were planted across the 84-hectare site.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Barking and Dagenham Conservation Volunteers.
The group meets every Monday to Wednesday 10am - 2pm and one Saturday a month.
Contact the Ranger Service
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Ranger Services
Phone: 020 8227 2332
Email: parksandcountryside@lbbd.gov.uk
or
General enquiries
Phone: 020 8215 3000
Email: 3000direct@lbbd.gov.uk
Website address and other links: www.lbbd.gov.uk/LeisureArtsAndLibraries/Parksandcountryside/Pages/EastbrookendCountryPark.aspx
alternatively try
www.lbbd.gov.uk and search for Eastbrookend Country Park Local Nature Reserve





Last updated 04/03/13

 
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