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Hutchinson's Bank
 
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 2003
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 381 616
Location: Farleigh Dean Crescent, New Addington, CR0 9AD
Owned by: London Borough of Croydon
Managed by: London Wildlife Trust
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Tram to New Addington.
Bus: 64, 130.
Situated at the junction of Featherbed Lane and Farleigh Dean Crescent, New Addington. off the main A2022 Seisdon Park Road.
Visitor facilities: Parking is available on Farleigh Dean Crescent
What to see: The steep grassland slope of Hutchinson's Bank hosts wonderfully diverse butterflies, plantlife and birds. Pyramidal, common spotted and man orchid are amongst the flora, with grasses including kidney vetch and the nationally scarce greater yellow-rattle. Over 100 species of moth have been recorded here and, in a good year, 28 species of butterfly can be seen, including small blue and dark green fritillary.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Volunteer throught the 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 try
London Borough of Croyden
General enquiries: 020 8726 6000
Email contact@croydon.gov.uk

Website address and other links: www.wildlondon.org.uk/Pages/Category.aspx?IDCategory=f0ac8e5e-6d98-4585-88ca-89a560171e51
alternatively try
www.croydon.gov.uk
www.wildlondon.org.uk
and search for Hutchinson's Bank





Last updated 05/03/13
 
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