Oakleigh Way

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Oakleigh Way is a 0.64 hectare Local Nature Reserve and a Site of Borough Importance for Nature Conservation, Grade II, in Mitcham in the London Borough of Merton. It adjoins Oakleigh Way Recreation Ground, and is owned and managed by Merton Council. [1][2][3]

The site was formerly a railway depot and sidings. It is now birch woodland with areas of scrub and grassland. Flowers include weld, zigzag clover and thyme-leaved sandwort.[3]

There is access from Bennett's Close.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Oakleigh Way". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 6 March 2013. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map of Oakleigh Way". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Oakleigh Way Nature Area". Greenspace Information for Greater London. 2013. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 

Coordinates: 51°24′45″N 0°08′57″W / 51.4126°N 0.1493°W / 51.4126; -0.1493