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Molesey Heath
 
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Surrey
Natural England
Regional Team:
South East
Year of Declaration: 1999
Declaring Authority: Elmbridge Borough 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: TQ 133 672
Location: Approach Road, Molesey, KT8 2
Owned by: Elmbridge Borough Council
Managed by: Elmbridge Borough Council
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Approach Road is off Island Farm Road, off the main Molesey Road.
What to see: Molesey Heath is a reclaimed landfill site, which was formerly a gravel pit. The whole site has been colonised naturally by rough grassland and scrub. The site is rich in bird life including Redshanks and Little Ringed Plovers, plus burrowing bees and wasps.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: www.surreycc.gov.uk/environment-housing-and-planning/countryside/explore-surreys-countryside/get-involved-with-and-learn-about-the-countryside
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Surrey County Council - General enquiries:
Tel: 03456 009 009

or follow link to feedback form to e-mail Council
www.surreycc.gov.uk/contact-us/feedback-form?Title=Elmbridge+Local+Nature+Reserves
Website address and other links: www.surreycc.gov.uk/environment-housing-and-planning/conservation-and-restoration/surrey-urban-biodiversity-project/local-nature-reserves-in-surrey/elmbridge-local-nature-reserves

Alternatively try: www.surreycc.gov.uk and search for Molesey Heath Local Nature Reserve.

www.elmbridge.gov.uk

Last Updated: 17/04/2013
 
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