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Addiscombe Railway Park - Location

 

The park is situated between Morland Road to the North and Dalmally Road to the South. The park occupies 1.3 hectares (3.3 acres) and is approximately 800 metres long.

 

Access to the park entrances are located at :

  • The Blackhorse Lane, Tram Stop entrance to the North of the park.

  • Dalmally Passage which links Morland Road at the pedestrian crossing with Dalmally Road providing access to the centre of the park.

  • East India Way to the South of the Park.

Richard for Friends of Addiscombe Railway

 

ParkEmail: parkfriends@addiscombe.net

 

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Addiscombe Railway Park Sunday the 11th of July

 

Our next volunteer work day will be on Sunday 11th July between 2pm and 5pm.
We will meet up initially at the Community Garden.

The weather forecast suggests it is likely to be dry and hot.

Whilst there are still many tasks awaiting attention, it is suggested that we should tackle the advancing undergrowth.

1. Cut back nettles and undergrowth on the tram stop bank and stairs (TFL have already done their side).
2. Tidying up around the Orchard trees.
3. Cut back trees blocking light to the Orchard trees.
4. Cut grass and weed the School Triangle.
5. Cut back brambles and branches growing over the path in the bridge half.
6. If no rain then watering needed too (Garden, Orchard, Bog area and young trees near bridge.

Virus rules have been relaxed but still a maximum groups of 30 people outdoors working together and keeping their distance.
Avoid touching litter and seats with your hands, or touching animals.

Richard for Friends of Addiscombe Railway Park
Email: parkfriends@addiscombe.net
Web: http://park.addiscombe.net
If you do not wish to be kept informed of further developments and events organized by the friends group you can click the link below to be removed from the friends mailing list.
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BHRA
 

  • The BHRA was formed 35 years ago to give a voice to local people on issues that matter to them.
     

  • The BHRA Committee meets regularly to listen to local concerns and to plan social events, to which all members are invited.
     

  • Each road covered by the Association has a representative who is automatically on the committee to ensure that issues are raised and heard.

  • Recent Matters under discussion have inevitably been the Blackhorse Lane Bridge closure and is negative impact on local residents and local traders, and the newly refurbished Ashburton Hall.
     

  • The Association also writes regularly to the Council on issues such as fly-tipping, street lighting and traffic/parking, BHRA worked with the council on behalf of residents to limit the use of Tenterden Road, Pagehurst and Wydehurst for the numerous fun fairs, main entry is now via the new double gates at the front of Ashburton Park.

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Membership is open to all residents in the following roads.

Blackhorse Lane, Coniston Road, Cambourne Road, 2-134 Dalmally Road (Even Numbers to Dalmally Passage), 1-67 Dalmally Road (Odd numbers to Addiscombe Avenue), Mount Pleasant View, Pagehurst Road, Wydehurst Road, Sissinghurst Road, Tenterden Road, Tenterden Gardens, Teevan Road, Teevan Close, Lower Addiscombe Road (From Spring Lane, both sides) and Woodside Court Road.

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