Category: Wilderness

  • Henbury Orchard planting

    Wessex Water have today planted 20 fruit trees on the west side of the Wilderness area bordering Henbury Road. This planting is part of the enhancement and re-instatement works that Wessex Water are undertaking around Saltmarsh Drive, Lawrence Weston and Henbury and Crow Lane following the major flood relief sewer work previously carried out in […]

  • THe Wilderness in 2020

    If you have driven or walked past you can’t have failed to notice that the southern part of the Wilderness is a construction depot. That is not to say that permanent buildings will be made on the site but that the area is faciltating an update of Henbury’s sewers, which we will not see when […]

  • Tree Planting project with Neil Hutton – 9th March 2013

    Twelve stalwart would be tree-planters came to Henbury Village Hall mid morning to a talk by Neil Hutton, who manages the Portbury Wharf reserve for Avon Wildlife Trust (AWT) talk about what is involved in, and next steps for, planting trees.

  • The Wilderness – where is it?

    Is roughly the area to the east of Henbury Road with houses along Station Road to the North, Brentry Court Primary School to the East and the Hazel Brook on the southern extremity. All will be clear from the image below!

  • The Wilderness wildlife study

    John Burton has been studying the area for nigh on 20 years. He has published a report which includes 119 different plant species as well as listing birds and butterflies seen in the area. The text of the report can be viewed with this link: Open_Space_survey_John Burton