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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
The Conservation Volunteers

Mathieu Prendergast and Michael Turner are Nature Park Wardens for the site. They can be contacted at these email addresses:

Tel: 020 7237 9165
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: The Conservation Volunteer
Tel: 01302 388 883

Southwark Council
Tel 020 7525 5000
Website address and other links:

Last updated 24/03/2015
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