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Wormwood Scrubs
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 2002
Declaring Authority: London Boroughs of Hammersmith and Fulham
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 223 817
Location: Old Oak Common Lane and Scrubs Lane W12
Owned by: London Boroughs of Hammersmith and Fulham
Managed by: The Boroughs and Groundwork Trust
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Nearest Tube stations are East Acton and White City, Bus nos. 7, 70, 72, 272, 283 stop on Du Cane Road, and no. 220 stops on Scrubs Lane.
There is pay and display parking available in the car park off Scrubs Lane and also behind the hospital, access via Artillery Lane (off Du Cane Road)
Visitor facilities: There is a general site leaflet,
2 interpretation panels on site.
Pay and display parking, accessible path on the East side of the site, events and activities are organised on site from time to time.
What to see: Habitats include woodland (plantation), scrub and grassland.
Animals include common lizards, over 100 species of bird and 20 species of butterfly
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Friends of Wormwood Scrubs
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Boroughs of Hammersmith and Fulham -
General enquiries
Tel: 020 8748 3020
Website address and other links:
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Last updated 25/03/2015
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