Ham Lands

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Ham Lands is a 72 hectare Local Nature Reserve and Site of Metropolitan Importance for Nature Conservation in Ham in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.[1]

The site is a large area of grassland and scrub bordering the River Thames. It was previously excavated for gravel and then backfilled with soil from different areas of London, creating a variety of habitats which attract many bird and butterfly species. Meadows have a wide range of wild flowers,[2][3] and there are many plants which are rare in London.[1]

There is access from Kingfisher Drive.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ham Lands". Greenspace Information for Greater London. 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Ham Lands". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 5 March 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Map of Ham Lands". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Ham Lands". London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 

Coordinates: 51°26′06″N 0°19′30″W / 51.435°N 0.325°W / 51.435; -0.325