Southwark has, and is now, destroying other natural assets in the Camberwell Old Cemetery
Here in along Woodvale, Southwark stripped a veteran hedgerow and a meadow for 1000 burial plots.
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Aerial view of the ten remaining acres of Camberwell Old Cemetery Wood, with Area Z, already felled.
How do we know this is happening?
Southwark has told us it will happen.
Here is what Southwark Council's own Cemetery Strategy 2012 agreed. Here is their scheme overlaid on a Google Earth photographs.
Southwark Council is clearing the 12 acres of woods in Council-owned Camberwell Old Cemetery in East Dulwich.
BUT Southwark Council is denying this to the press and their residents. FAQ from Southwark
THE DESTRUCTION HAS BEGUN
Here is an aerial photograph of work the have already done - stage one - so called Area Z complete. Over two acres stripped clear of trees and scrub. Trees and scrub are what make a wood a wood.
Here they have stripped almost three acres of meadow and wood in the Honor Oak Nature Corridor, just metres from Honor Oak Park station. Photos 2016 and 2017 toward One Tree Hill.
Contact for more information on the Save Southwark Woods Campaign by the Friends of the Camberwell Cemeteries:
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This is what Southwark shows in its Cemetery Strategy
Southwark has, and is now, destroying other natural assets in their cemeteries Camberwell New Cemetery
Here is what have ruined The Glade on the side of historic and protected One Tree Hill, cutting down dozens of trees.
THIS IS WHAT IS LEFT TO SAVE - THIS IS CAMBERWELL OLD CEMETERY WOOD: