Eastbrookend Country Park

Eastbrookend Country Park

Bardag Lake

Eastbrookend Country Park is an 84 hectare[1] park and Local Nature Reserve in Dagenham in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.[2] Together with the neighbouring Chase Nature Reserve it is also designated a Site of Metropolitan Importance for Nature Conservation.[3]

The site was formerly derelict land, which was turned into a park by large scale earth moving to create an undulating landscape with wild flower grassland mixes and over 50,000 small trees. It was opened in 1995. Facilities include a millennium centre and a fishing lake.[1] it has a mixture of grazed wetland and dry habitats next to the River Rom.[3] Dagenham Road goes through the park.

References

  1. ^ a b "Eastbrookend Country Park". London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. Retrieved 2 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "East Brookend Country Park". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 4 March 2013. Retrieved 2 November 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "The Chase Nature Reserve and Eastbrookend Country Park". Greenspace Information for Greater London. 2013. Retrieved November 2013. 

External links

  • "iGiGL data portal (map)". Greenspace Information for Greater London. 

  • "Map of East Brookend Country Park". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England.