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Sud Brook and Twyver

Riparian restoration plus associated habitats

Located within Barnwood and Abbeydale Wards

We are delivering this project in two key locations; one along the Sudbrook off Stonechat Avenue in Abbeydale and the other on the River Twyver at Clock Tower Park in Barnwood.

The Stonechat Avenue works include re-naturalisation of the Sud Brook by the removal of the concrete channel and the creation of wildflower meadow and wetland features;

Works at Clock Tower Park are to provide more sensitive maintenance regimes, wildflower meadow creation and native planting to enhance the site.

Updates

October 2019:

The ground works to Stonechat Avenue are now complete. The original concrete channel through this area has now been removed to create a natural channel to improve habitat, increase bio-diversity, reduce flood-risk and allow better access to the watercourse. The existing balancing pond has been cleared of vegetation and will be under a robust maintenance regime.   Several additional localised wetland features have been created to improve bio-diversity in the area.

Temporary amenity grass seeding has been carried out to aid with eradicating the resilient weed coverage in the area; wildflower meadow seeding is planned for 2020. 

Works for Clock Tower Park are currently being designed.

February 2019 through to August 2019: 

Stonechat Avenue

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