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Sites of importance for nature conservation

These are sites which are important to wildlife and places for people to experience nature.

They are protected under policies in the council’s Local Plan. 

Site of metropolitan importance
Site referenceSites

M006 

London's Canals (includes Regent’s Canal, Limehouse Cut, LimehouseBasin, Hertford Union Canal)

M031

The River Thames and Bow Creek 

M071

Lea Valley (includes River Lea and Lea Navigation)

M117

Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park & Ackroyd Drive Green Link 

M133 

Mudchute Park and Farm

M157

Mile End Park 

 

Site of borough importance, Grade 1

THBI01 

The Greenway in Tower Hamlets

THBI02

Victoria Park

THBI04

East India Dock Basin 

THBI09

Spitalfields Farm and Allen Gardens

 

Sites of borough importance, Grade 2

THBIl01

Millwall and West India Docks

THBII03

Bethnal Green Nature Reserve (St Jude’s Nature Park)

THBII04

Cable Street Community Garden

THBII05

Stepney City Farm

THBII07 

London Wall and the wall of the Tower of London

THBII11

Pinchin Street Disused Railway

THBII12

Weavers Fields

THBII13

Shadwell & Hermitage Basins, Wapping Wood & Wapping Canal

THBII14

Blackwall Basin

THBII15

Millwall Park

THBII16

Poplar Dock

THBII17 

Saffron Avenue Pond 

 

Site of local importance

THL01 

St George in the East Church Gardens 

THL03

Old Railway at Fairfoot Road

THL04

Ion Square Gardens

THL08

Swedenborg Gardens 

THL12

Perring Community Garden

THL13

Disused railway Bow

THL15

St Katharine Docks

THL17

St Anne's Churchyard, Limehouse 

THL23

Cyril Jackson School Nature Area

THL26

Robin Hood Gardens

THL27

 

Meath Gardens

THL32

King Edward Memorial Park

THL33

Elf Green