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Have your say on improving woodland

PUBLISHED: 10:13 24 June 2010 | UPDATED: 18:04 25 August 2010

RESIDENTS can give their views on how to make one of the borough s biggest woods more visitor friendly.

RESIDENTS can give their views on how to make one of the borough's biggest woods more visitor friendly.

Bexley council workers want to hear views on what improvements can be made to Lesnes Abbey Wood in Abbey Wood.

The woods are home to the consolidated remains of the Lesnes Abbey ruins, founded by Richard de Luci in 1178, which has been visited by Edward I.

Environment councillor Gareth Bacon said: "Lesnes Abbey Wood has so much to offer. We are looking to improve awareness of this magnificent site along with the ability to access and enjoy it. The site currently has few facilities. We want to know what local people and site users would like to see at Lesnes Abbey to make their visit a more enjoyable experience.

"This survey is just the start of the process. The results will help inform our plans before we come back to the community to consult formally on any proposals."

The survey finishes on July 31 and is available at: www.bexley.gov.uk/lesnesabbey. A printed copy of the survey is available by calling Mark Taylor on: 020 8294 6558.

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