Seething Wells The Pump House: application 23/01636
|Restharrow location Pump House
|Restharrow the only site in the borough and Notable plant in London (Burton 1983) appearing in only 15% of tetrads.
The frequent draining
when the FB's are drained they produced acres of reedbed and Purple Loosetrife, so they look like this:
And they become attractive to a different set of birds such as these Shelduck
He has also been furnished with details of the Open Mosaic Habitat at the site which is no longer in draft form. If you allow this application then you will be allowing the destruction of the UK's Priority Habitat. The landscaping proposed has invasive grasses which will invade the FB's
This application requires a European Protected Species Mitigation Licence and a proper landscaping plan, which allows the recovery of the habitat and not the imposition of non- native plants and plants that are not part of the existing plant community.