Burpham Neighbourhood Forum - Local Green Spaces map
The local green spaces Map has been constructed to protect the remaining Local Green Spaces within our community from Infill and Change of Character -
Some areas have complimentary designations such as Bowers Lane Allotments and Riverside Nature reserve, Merrow Common has Ancient woodland and Tree preservation status.
The smaller ‘Community Greens’ in the estates do not at present have protected status hence their inclusion. Within the Local Green spaces maps - If these spaces were good enough for the designers of these estates then they are good enough for the Community to preserve and allow to mature.
The road sides of Burpham while not safely accessed by the community. The community relies on these areas to provide screening and pleasant vistas on entry to the community and have thus been included as part of the Green Lung are included in the Local Green Spaces of the community