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Ravensbury Park
 
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 2002
Declaring Authority: Borough of Merton
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 267 680
Location: Ravensbury Lane, Mitcham. CR4 4DH
Owned by: London Borough of Merton
Managed by: London Borough of Merton
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Ravensbury Lane, off the main A239 Morden Road, Mitcham.
Train: Morden South Station (10 minutes walk)
Tube: Morden Underground Station (8 minutes walk)
Buses: 118 and 280
Visitor facilities: The Park is open during daylight hours. It is accessible on foot from Bishopsford Road in the east, from Morden Road in the north and west and from Wandle Road in the south.
Various footpaths throughout the Park.
Toilets.
Play area.
What to see: Previously one large park, part of Ravensbury is now a nature reserve, featuring a riverside walk along the Wandle. It supports a good range of wetland bird species such as kingfishers and grey wagtails and good woodland coverage, the Ravensbury site provides a good mix of habitats for wildlife.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: The Merton Group (Local Group management) For further information please contact Stephen Frank:
Tel - 020 8946 2784
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Leisure and Culture Services
London Borough of Merton
Telephone: 020 8545 3678 or 020 8545 3930
Email: leisure@merton.gov.uk
or
General enquiries
Telephone: 020 8274 4901
Email: JustAsk@merton.gov.uk
Website address and other links: www.merton.gov.uk/environment/openspaces/parks/parks_in_the_morden_area/ravensburypark.htm
alternatively try
www.merton.gov.uk and search for Ravensbury Park Local Nature Reserve




last updated 06/03/13
 
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