On 12-Mar-2014 a WP installed two k/g on Circular Walk 3
& 3A, between Hodgetts Lane and Duggins Lane.
First k/g near Duggins Lane nearing completion :
On 12-Mar-2014 a WP installed two metal kissing
gates on Circular Walk 3 & 3A.
The first k/g was near Duggins Lane, just after Walk 3 crosses
the railway bridge. The ground was hard digging with lots of
stones and concrete to overcome, but the gate fitted the site very
neatly with a gentle slope down from the railway bridge into to
The second k/g was on Hodgetts Lane, was easier but plenty of
stone and an electric Fence wire passing under the site to
Second k/g, with the hedge on the left :
An interesting planned feature of this site is a
proposal that the field to right of the path could become a "solar
park" with 4000 solar panels! The path would be returned to
the more direct route close to the hedge on the left,
constructed to provide a wide track with a new hedge to the
right screening the view of the solar panels.
We used the step from the old stile to build a seat
from where you can for now view the open grassland and ponder things
maybe to come!
Second k/g, with the field destined to become a solar
park : 12-Mar-2014
A fine working day, finished off by a good lunch
at The Bell Inn, Station Avenue.
The next full session planned will be on:
April 2014 at 9:30 am to about 1:00 pm|
||Circular Walk 3, between Duggins
Lane and Cromwell Lane|
||Peeping Tom pub car park (or for tool
truck near Site 1 )|
||Replace two stiles with two metal
The probable 2014 dates (assuming 3rd Wed every month Apr-Nov)
Why not volunteer to join us whenever you can? Please
contact Bob Carey on 024 7645 5251
for further information.