Oridge Street Meadows SSSI

Closed 10 May 2019

Opened 10 Jan 2019

Feedback Updated 27 Sep 2019

We Asked

Natural England consulted with the owners and interested parties on the notification of Oridge Street Meadows Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) on 10 January 2019.

You Said

One objection was received relating to the notification of this land under Section 28 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. Three representations of support were also received through the online consultation.

We Did

Natural England Board considered the objection and representations at its meeting on 11 September 2019 and approved confirmation of the notification of Oridge Street Meadows SSSI without modification.

Results Updated 27 Sep 2019

Oridge Street Meadows SSSI was confirmed on 27 September 2019.

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Overview

Oridge Street Meadows is located west of the River Severn in Gloucestershire. It is notified on 10 January 2019 as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) as the best example of species-rich lowland meadow grassland in this area. It covers an area of 2.62 ha. You can submit your views via an online survey, by email or post. Before you submit your views, we recommend you read more about the notification. The notification documents can be found in the related documents section.

What Happens Next

We are now assessing the response to the consultation and will be making a recommendation to the Board of Natural England in due course. Natural England has to make a decision to either confirm or withdraw this notification by 9 Oct 2019 or the notification will cease to exist. We will widely promote Natural England's decision.

Audiences

  • Charities/Voluntary Organisations
  • Government Agencies
  • Local Authorities
  • Walkers
  • Farmers
  • Tenant Farmers
  • Agricultural Landlords
  • Land Agents
  • Public Bodies
  • Consultants

Interests

  • Natural environment
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Land management
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Uplands
  • Protecting wildlife