Ponds & Woodlands
A Local Nature Reserve &
Community Green Flag Award Winner
Awarded for seven consecutive years
Site Development - Page 1
How it all began in 2005.
Site Development - Page 4
Further development partners :-
Keep Wales Tidy
John James ( Wood Sculptures)
Site Development - Page 2
Working with Coed Cymru to develop the Ponds & Woodlands Project.
Site Development - Page 3
Developing the site with our partners :-
BGCBC LAMS Team
Site Enhancement 2012 - Page 1
The Woodlands site is the commemcement of the Ebbw Fach Trail, this page shows the BGCBC Regeneration Department plans proposed to enhance the main entrance at Highlands Road.
Site Enhancement 2013 - Page 1
Reed harvesting on Upper Boat pond
Entrance gates repainted.
Site Enhancement 2013 - Page 2
The Groundworks Project - enhancement of Highlands Road entrance and approx 100 yards of pathway improved from gate towards Blaen Cendl.
Information Panel installed at the entrance gate.
Site Enhancement 2012 - Page 3
Installation of Ebbw Fach Trail Interpretation Posts at Highlands Road entrance.
Damaged fencing at north side of Upper Boat Pond replaced with new 6 foot high fencing.
Site Enhancement 2012 - Page 2
Highlands Road Entrance access road improved and parking paces for 3 cars provide.
Blaen Cendl Entrance enhanced an access bridge and steps replaced.
New wood sculpure by John James erected near Upper Boat Pond.
Members Work Page 1
Building a hibernaculum
Constructing a path and handrail at Upper Boat Pond
Members Work Page 2
Building a bird hide
Members Work- Page 3
Pathway clearance Highlands Rd to Blaen Cendl
Installing sleeper bridges over culverts/ditches
Tidying Highlands Road Entrance
Installing picnic tables
Designs for Entance Gates
Ebbw Fawr Learning
Work carried out on the site by the Ebbw Fawr
The Forest School was part of the Ebbw Fawr Learning Community, they carried out a lot of work at the Woodlands in 2015/6, and ali worked on other local projects