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Bramley Bank
 
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 1991
Declaring Authority: London Borough of Croydon
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 353 634
Location: Riesco Drive or off Broadcombe in Croydon. CR0 5RS
Owned by: London Borough of Croydon
Managed by: London Wildlife Trust and Management Committee
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Car - Riesco Drive Off Ballards Way, off the main A212 Coombe Lane, Croyden
Tram to Coombe Lane, walk along Coombe Lane then turn into Ballards Way. Take a left turn into Riesco Drive and follow the road to the bottom.

Visitor facilities: None on site
What to see: An enchanting site which includes oak and ash woodland with a clearing of acidic grassland, supporting a range of bird, butterfly and flower species. The wood is predominantly oak, ash and sycamore and has wonderful spring time displays of bluebell. Yellow flag and flote grass surround the margins of the large woodland pond and a small clearing of acidic grassland is alive with a wealth of species including sheeps-fescue, heather and heath bedstraw.
Species - Nuthatch, song thrush, lesser spotted woodpecker and green woodpecker; purple hairstreak butterfly; stag beetle and yellow meadow ant; pipistrelle bat.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Volunteer through London Wildlife Trust.
www.wildlondon.org.uk/volunteer
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Wildlife Trust
Tel:020 7261 0447
Email:enquiries@wildlondon.org.uk
or
Bramley Bank Nature Reserve
Telephone 020 8726 6900
Email parks@croydon.gov.uk
Website address and other links: www.croydon.gov.uk/leisure/parksandopenspaces/parksatoz/bramley/
or
www.wildlondon.org.uk/Pages/Category.aspx?IDCategory=6410b847-eda5-4307-a696-aca50955aedc
alternatively try
www.wildlondon.org.uk
www.croydon.gov.uk
and search for Bramley Bank Local Nature Reserve




last updated 01/03/13
 
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