A very wet day in Hither Green Triangle

It might not look like much at the moment, but this is the new pond in Hither Green Triangle! Come the summer all of the coir rolls that were planted will grow up, and this will be an amazing haven for wildlife. We already know there is lots of life in this pond, we just … Continue reading A very wet day in Hither Green Triangle

Nature’s Gym workday in Hither Green Triangle

Towards the end of October, volunteers with Nature's Gym and the Friends of Hither Green Triangle worked in the Nature reserve between platforms 4 and 5 of Hither Green Station. This is a little known about and hidden away site, but is full of lots of interesting wildlife. The Friends and volunteers have been working on … Continue reading Nature’s Gym workday in Hither Green Triangle

Work day at Hither Green Triangle

Fresh from their enjoyable evening at the Network Rail Partnership Awards the Friends of Hither Green Triangle spent a sunny few hours in the Nature Reserves clearing the footpath and the area around the pond.  They still hope to find funding to restore the pond as it is an important habitat and from a quick … Continue reading Work day at Hither Green Triangle

The steps are finally complete at Hither Green Triangle

The Friends of Hither Green Triangle have been working hard in the reserve for a number of years.  Recently their work has focused on building the steps in to the site from platform 5.  They have worked in glorious sunshine and pouring rain.  They have come across buried train windows and metal poles. It has been very … Continue reading The steps are finally complete at Hither Green Triangle

Friends of Hither Green take 2 steps further

On a glorious Saturday in May, the Friends of Hither Green Triangle made attempts to finish the steps up to platform 5.  The last few times we were there it was pouring, so this was a welcome break! With mattocks, spades and a level in hand we set of ready to tackle this task.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading Friends of Hither Green take 2 steps further

Hither Green Triangle Steps take a few steps closer

The last time Nature's Gym and the Friends of Hither Green Triangle visited the site, they all got very very wet, but they managed to get a lot of work done.  Last weekend we all kept our eye eagerly on the weather reports and our hearts sank - another wash out.  Luckily and rather remarkably(!) the weather reports got it wrong and while … Continue reading Hither Green Triangle Steps take a few steps closer

Rain, Rain and more rain (with a little step building thrown in)

A group of hardy volunteers braved the elements to continue the work at Hither Green Triangle.  We were joined by members of the Hither Green Community Association who have been doing their own sterling work along the railway embankment at Springbank Road. The steps were started last year in the bright sunshine (!) and we continued with this … Continue reading Rain, Rain and more rain (with a little step building thrown in)