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Brent Reservoir/Welsh Harp
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 2005
Declaring Authority: London Borough of Barnet & London Borough of Brent
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 217 873
Location: Birchen Grove, London. NW9 8SA
Owned by: London Borough of Barnet, London Borough of Brent and British Waterways
Managed by: London Borough of Barnet, London Borough of Brent and British Waterways
SSSI Type: Biological
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Nearest rail station: Hendon Thameslink also Wembly Park.
Number 32 and 83 bus routes use West Hendon Broadway (Edgeware Road).
Nearest tube station Hendon Central.
Visitor facilities: The Capital Ring walk passes through the site.
Two accessible birdwatching platforms.
Limited car parking in Woodfield Park.
Local shops.
Welsh Harp Environmental Education Centre (booked visits), Sailing Club (members).
What to see: Open water, marshes, trees and grassland.
Reservoir with associated waterfowl. Surrounded by meadows, woodland and parks. Species include great crested grebe.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Welsh Harp Conservation Group.
Contcat Brad Charteris
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Borough of Barnet,
Greenspaces Department,
Tel. 020 8359 7826
General Enquiries Tel: 020 8359 2000
or try
London Borough of Brent
telephone on 020 8937 1234,
Website address and other links:
and search for Brent Reservoir/ Welsh Harp Local Nature Reserve

last updated 01/03/13
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