Major improvement work at Hertfordshire woodland

PUBLISHED: 11:30 18 July 2013 | UPDATED: 11:35 18 July 2013

New signage at Gobions Wood

New signage at Gobions Wood


IMPROVEMENT work has begun on Brookmans Park woodland to improve access to the area.

Upgrades will be made to bridges, steps and kissing gates in Gobions Wood and is being carried out by the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust.

All work is scheduled to be completed by the end of the month.

Susannah O’Riordan, Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust’s living landscapes officer for South Herts Woods, said: “We hope that this work will make access around the wood easier for our visitors, as well as enhancing everyone’s enjoyment and knowledge of this fantastic woodland.”

The improvements are part of a three-year restoration project, Woodlands for People and Wildlife, to raise awareness of woodlands in South Hertfordshire.

The project started in September 2011 and is backed by a grant of £420,000 from Heritage Lottery Fund.

While the work is being carried out sections of paths may be closed temporarily for safety reasons.

If you have any queries regarding the work, contact Susannah O’Riordan on 01727 858901 ext 238 or email

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