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Lavender Pond
 
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 2005
Declaring Authority: Borough of Southwark
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 364 803
Location: Lavender Road , SE16 1DZ
Owned by: London Borough of Southwark
Managed by: Trust for Urban Ecology (TRUE)
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Just of Salter Road B205, on the corner of Lavender and Rotherhithe Roads.
Train stations are Surrey Quays and Rotherhithe (London Overground)
Buses: 381 Waterloo to Peckham and C10 Victoria to Canada Water
Visitor facilities: Leaflets.
Car park near the main gate at Rotherhithe.
What to see: Lavender Pond, is a local nature reserve based on a reservoir that was used to maintain water levels in the Surrey Docks. It has reed beds and islets, and a museum that serves as a teaching centre.
Habitat: Reedbed, pond, damselflies.

Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Friends of Lavender Pond
http://lavenderpondfriends.wordpress.com/about/
or
The Conservation Volunteers
www.urbanecology.org.uk/lavenderpondvolunteering.html
contact for both
Reuben Hawkwood
Nature Park Warden
Email r.hawkwood@btcv.org
Tel : 0207 237 9165
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Southwark Council
Tel 020 7525 5000
Email csc@southwark.gov.uk
or
The Conservation Volunteers
Tel 020 7232 0498
Email true@btcv.org.uk
Website address and other links: www.southwark.gov.uk/directory_record/2095/lavender_pond_nature_park
or
www.urbanecology.org.uk
alternatively ty
www.southwark.gov.uk and search for Lavender Pond Local Nature Reserve





Last updated 05/03/13
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