Burgess goes wild: The fishing lake
Burgess Park fishing lake was redesigned in 2012/13 and opened to the public along with the rest of the park after five years.
Nature and caring people have made the lake as you see it today with reed beds … Read more
Wild Burgess in May 2018
Any day now, the Lime trees (Common Lime or Linden, Tilia Europea) will come into bloom. They perfume the air with one of the most delightful scents of summer. Walk along the main avenue by the tennis courts … Read more
Burgess goes wild about waterfowl
Despite the terrible weather the Friends of Burgess Park were finding out how much people knew about the birds on the lake; their names; what they eat and the problems of feeding bread to the ducks. … Read more
Burgess goes wild
In a corner of the English Garden you’ll find Daphne odora. As the name suggests, it has a gorgeous perfume. Spot the frogs in the pond. … Read more
London Wildlife Trust have been commissioned to undertake further work to the New Church Road nature area including clearing undergrowth and creating sightlines into the area.
Main works to consist of:
Selective scrub reduction and/or coppicing to reduce areas of dense shade
Selectively felling/thinning of some trees
Deadwood piles to be created in appropriate areas (unlikely in this tranche of works)
The report was commissioned by Burgess Park director John Wade for Southwark Council.
LWT briefed all the Burgess Park Quadron staff on caring for the nature areas and will also provide a watching brief and initially supervise Quadron staff when they work on the nature areas e.g. Glengall scrub, copses and the Albany Road woodland.