Lynch and Iver Environmental Centre

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HS2

Community
HS2

Lynch happy to help Iver Environment Centre with their wildflower meadow


By Lynch

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Lynch are delighted to have been able to work with Skanska Costain STRABAG Joint Venture (SCS JV) to help the Iver Environment Centre, lending them a 1T Dumper for use on their new landscaping project.  

The Iver Environment Centre is currently restoring their large wildlife pond, and as part of the work a section of the pond is to be filled in, creating a ‘wildflower meadow island’. The centre needed to move 100 tonnes of sub-soil from their car park to the main site, and access was too narrow for a tipper. The soil will be laid within the next couple of days, ready for the seeding in the Autumn.  

The Iver Environment Centre (situated in the Colne Valley Regional Park) is a 30 year partnership between National Grid and The Groundwork South Trust – an environmentally-led community development charity working across the South of England. This centre is an important part of the local community and hosts many visits throughout the year. People with physical and learning disabilities can take part in supported volunteering, which can really aid their wellbeing. The centre provides environmental education for primary schools in the South Bucks, Hillingdon, and Slough areas, providing children with the opportunity to learn about their natural environment. Secondary age children can come to the centre and volunteer, teaching social responsibility, and allowing them to spend time outdoors. 

This will create more open spaces in the centre for visitors who come to enjoy the outdoors and reconnect with nature, as well as creating ecosystems for the local wildlife. Having the Dumper lent to us helped us to allocate much needed funding elsewhere in our project

Katy - Centre Manager

Lynch have been working closely with SCS JV on the HS2 project near the Iver Environment Centre, and so we were pleased to be able to give something back to the local area and help where we can. Community engagement projects like these are so important to us and we are passionate about seeing real benefits to local people. 

For more information on the centre, please visit iverenvironmentcentre.org/ 

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