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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




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Sunday the 9th of May

We will be meeting in the park on Sunday 9th May between 2pm and 5pm to undertake
various tasks around the park.
The weather forecast suggests it may be wet that weekend.
The Covid rule of 6 people meeting outside still applies until June so we must work independently or in small groups.
Seedlings are starting to appear, so we need to be careful when weeding.

There is a cloice of tasks that include any of the following :
1. Finish removing buddleia hanging over the path on phase 1 (near the central oak tree).
2. Tidying up around the Orchard trees.
3. Cut back trees blocking light to the Orchard trees.
4. Cut the willow next to the Orchard.
5. Cut down the dead tree at the Train Seat, near Dalmally Passage (taking care to avoid falling branches).
6. Move stones from the Garden spoil heap to the Railway sculpture at Dalmally Passage.
7. Check on the Frog Spawn and remove any twigs and rubbish from the ponds.
8. Cut grass and weed the School Triangle.
9. Litter picking, including dumped items by the fences at the tram stop end.
10. Move stones from the Garden spoil heap to fill the puddle recesses along the path.
11. If no rain then watering needed too (Garden, Orchard, Bog area and young trees near bridge.



  • 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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