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Foxley Wood
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 315 605
Location: Foxley Road, Purley. CR8
Owned by: London Borough of Croydon
Managed by: London Borough of Croydon & Friends of Croydon
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Car- Foxley Road off Park Road, off the main A22 Godstone Road
Train -Purley and Kenley railway stations are within walking distance.
407 Bus (for Burwood Avenue entrance) follows the Godstone Road.
434 Bus (Mon-Sat) is hail and ride along Northwood Avenue, serving Northwood and Burwood Avenue entrance.
Entry can be gained from either Northwood Avenue, Woodland Way or Higher Drive in Purley.
Parking available in each location.
Visitor facilities: Way marked pathways.
Interpretion Boards
What to see: Habitats include woodland and chalk grassland
There are badgers present with live and dormant sett entrances.
Roe deer in small numbers are also present as are squirrel.
Some 45 species of bird have also been recorded.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Friends of Croydon
Chris Parker
Tel 0208 668 3302
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Borough of Croyden
Telephone 020 8726 6900
or try
General enquiries: 020 8726 6000

Website address and other links:
alternatively try and search for Foxley Wood Local Nature Reserve

Last updated 04/03/13
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