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High Speed 2 Railway Line

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 4612, tabled on 29 June 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, which ancient woodlands are under discussion with Natural England to be added to the ancient woodland inventory of Phase 1 of High Speed 2.

Answered on

7 July 2015

Natural England will be publishing a list of woodlands near the route of HS2 Phase One to be added to the ancient woodland inventory. These are:

Name

Location

Hectares

Blackwaste Wood

Warwickshire

1.6

Fox Covert

Northamptonshire

1.7

Newyears Green Covert

Greater London

1.5

Fulfen Wood

Staffordshire

1.02

Walker's Spinney

Warwickshire

1.2

Little Poors Wood

Warwickshire

1.45

Big Poors Wood

Warwickshire

3.3

Park Wood Common Plantation

Greater London

3.4

Burnt Firs

Warwickshire

3.03

Nr Stoneleigh Wood

Warwickshire

1.52

Lodge Spinney

Warwickshire

2.3

Birches Wood

Warwickshire

0.5

Parkhill

West Midlands

2.6

Langley Woods

West Midlands

1.2

Fox Covert/Glyn Davies Wood

Northamptonshire

5.01

Little Lyntus wood

Staffordshire

1.4