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Cannon Hill Common
 
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 1998
Declaring Authority: Borough of Merton
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 238 683
Location: Parkway, Merton. SW20 9HG
Owned by: London Borough of Merton
Managed by: LB of Merton & London Wildlife Trust
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Cannon Hill is located between the town centres Raynes Park and Morden in the ward of Cannon Hill in the south western corner of Merton. The Common is accessible from Parkway, Heath Drive and Cannon Hill Lane.
Train: The nearest railway services for Common visitors are available at Raynes Park and Wimbledon Chase Stations. They are each about a 15 minute walk away from the Common.
Buses: The 413 bus runs regularly between Morden and Sutton and stops at points along Cannon Hill Lane.

Visitor facilities: No parking on Cannon Hill Common
Open 8/9 am til dusk
What to see: A collection of meadows and woodland. Meadows containing a collection of grasses including meadow barley, meadow foxtail, perennial rye-grass, attracting a large number of butterfly species during July. The woodlands are formed much by old oak trees, accompanied by a selection of chestnut, lime, ash and willow trees.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: The Friends of Cannon Hill Common
www.rpwbresidents.org.uk/issues-and-campaigns/local-news/97-cannon-hill-common-come-and-join-us
For further information, please contact via
email cannonhillcommon@btinternet.
Tel 07761 201227
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Leisure and Culture Services
Telephone: 020 8545 3678 or 020 8545 3930
Email: leisure@merton.gov.uk

Website address and other links: www.merton.gov.uk/environment/openspaces/parks/parks_in_the_morden_area/cannon_hill_common.htm
alternatively try
www.merton.gov.uk and search for Cannon Hill Common Local Nature Reserve






Last updated 01/03/13
 
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