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Following preliminary soundings last month, Thames 21 and Enfield Council will be presenting more detailed proposals for a wetlands scheme in Broomfield Park.  Consultation events will be held in the Park on 27th July and 12th August, followed by an online consultation.

broomfield park wetlands consultation

Please join us on the following dates so that we can share plans and seek your views on a potential environmental project in Broomfield Park

  • Thursday 27th July ‐ 15:00 – 18:30
  • Saturday 12th  August ‐ 10:00 – 15:00

We will be located near the café.

Visitors will be able to fill in a questionnaire and there will be games for children.

Online consultation documents will be available to view for comment from 28th July – 15th September 2017

The project, like earlier wetlands schemes in Firs Farm Park, Grovelands Park and elsewhere, has several aims: providing a wildlife habitat for public enjoyment, reducing the risk of flooding downstream and improving water quality in the Pymmes Brook, into which water from the park flows.  This is a part of a larger project to improve the quality of water in various local tributaries of the Lea and eventually in the Thames itself (the Lea flows into the Thames at Limehouse).

broomfield park wetlands concept drawingThe concept drawing used in the initial consultation  - click on the map for a larger version


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David Eden posted a reply #3117 24 Jul 2017 12:11
Lent my support to the original consulation, is a great idea and I'll try get to the Saturday event.

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