Crofton Wood

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Crofton Woods
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Crofton Wood path.JPG
Area of Search Greater London
Grid reference TQ437665
Interest Biological
Area 76.6 hectares
Notification 1989
Location map Magic Map
Kyd Brook in Crofton Wood

Crofton Wood or Crofton Woods is Site of Metropolitan Importance for Nature Conservation[1] and a Site of Special Scientific Interest[2] in Crofton in the London Borough of Bromley. Kyd Brook goes through the Wood.

It is a large area of ancient woodland on London Clay, which supports many types of trees, shrubs and herbs.[3] Trees in the ancient wood are mainly oak and hazel, with a central area of former fields. It has high botanical diversity, including fourteen species of sedge, and a rich invertebrate fauna.[1]

The London Loop goes through the Wood, and there is access from the corner of Ormonde Avenue and Crofton Road.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Crofton Wood". Greenspace Information for Greater London. 2006. Retrieved 10 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Map of Crofton Woods SSSI". Natural England. 
  3. ^ Natural England, Crofton Woods citation

Coordinates: 51°22′44″N 0°03′47″E / 51.379°N 0.063°E / 51.379; 0.063