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Oak Avenue Hampton
 
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 1992
Declaring Authority: Borough of Richmond- upon-Thames
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 122 711
Location: Oak Avenue, Hampton, TW12 3QD
Owned by: London Borough of Richmond- upon-Thames
Managed by: London Borough of Richmond- upon-Thames
Description:

 (click the image to view the full size version in a new window)Photo credit: Tasha Hunter

Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Oak Avenue just off the main A316 Country Way, Hampton.
Bus, R70 (one way only)
Visitor facilities: Paths connect with Hatherop Park and there is access outside Forge Lane School and from Oak Avenue
What to see: Once the site of old greenhouses serving the surrounding nursery gardens, this area was re-landscaped with the help of local groups and volunteers .
Work included planting a native hedge, constructing footpaths and sowing a wild flower meadow to encourage wildlife. A length of the hedge was laid in the traditional manner early in 2002
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Volunteering opportunities with LB of Richmond upon Thames
Email enquiry@volunteeringrichmond.org.uk
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Parks and Open Spaces
Telephone: 08456 122 660
Email: parks@richmond.gov.uk

Website address and other links: www.richmond.gov.uk/home/leisure_and_culture/parks_and_open_spaces/park_details.htm?parkId=217
alternatively try
www.richmond.gov.uk and search for Oak Avenue, Hampton Local Nature Reserve





Last updated 06/03/13
 
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