Wildlife


The amazing wildlife of Wandle Park pond

Posted on June 13th, by Peter Ball in Culture. 2 comments

If you think of Croydon as a barren urban wilderness, you’re very much mistaken

In 2012, after decades channelled underground, the river Wandle was re-surfaced to flow through the park to which it gives its name. The remodelling of the landscape also created a pond. It’s here that I recently captured these images of some of the wild creatures with whom we unknowingly share our town, and … Read More »



What Croydon stands to gain from Greater London becoming a National Park City

Posted on January 17th, by Beth Collier in Culture. 1 Comment

Green spaces, wildlife, inquisitive residents: Croydon’s got everything that it needs to benefit from this world-changing initiative

The campaign to make Greater London the world’s first National Park City is a grassroots movement which has captured the imagination of the capital. Over 85% of polled Londoners and Mayor Sadiq Khan support its aims to connect more of us with nature, make the majority of London green and … Read More »