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Madebrook Pools and Stirchley Dingle
 
LNR Type: Urban
County: Shropshire
Natural England
Regional Team:
West Midlands
Year of Declaration: 2014
Declaring Authority: Borough of Telford and Wrekin Council
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: SJ705066
Location: Off Grange Road, Stirchley, Telford, TF3 1UP
Owned by: Borough of Telford and Wrekin Council
Managed by: Stirchley & Brookside Parish Council
Description:

Photo Credit: Alec Connah (click the image to view the full size version in a new window)

SSSI Type: Biological
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: The reserve is located just off Grange Road in Stirchley opposite the Stirchley Library.
Visitor facilities: There are a series of paths around the reserve linking to a wider network of paths to other sites such as Telford Town Park and Holmer Lake.
What to see: This five hectare site has a rich mix of habitats, including ponds, brook, woodlands, grassland, marsh and hedgerows that provide homes for a wide variety of wildlife. Snake's Head Fritillary and Common Spotted Orchid can be found amongst the wildflowers. Birds such as Reed Warbler and Kingfisher have been observed on the reserve. The best months to see the wildflowers, birds, butterflies and plant life is between April to September.
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Alec Connah alecconnah@hotmail.com (South Telford Rights of Way Project Officer)

Or you can contact Stirchley and Brookside Parish Counicl by e-mail: enquiries@sbpc.org.uk
Website address and other links: www.stirchleyandbrooksideparishcouncil.gov.uk/default.aspx

www.telford.gov.uk and search for Local Nature Reserves.

Last updated: 05/03/2015
 
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