Wildflower verges

Wildflower borders are bee friendly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Following on from previous years, we have sown more wildflower seed on verges across the borough to support biodiversity.

Here is a full list of all the locations:

Chester area

  • The Ark roundabout
  • The Cannon
  • Overleigh roundabout
  • King Charles gardens car park
  • Frodsham Street
  • Overleigh raised planters
  • Mill Lane
  • Cherry Grove
  • Westminster Park
  • Alex Park flower beds
  • Abbots Road
  • The dog field, Newtown
  • Richmond Gardens
  • Gammel Place along fence line
  • Heath Lane
  • Trafford Street
  • Grosvenor Road raised bed
  • Benton Drive
  • Eaton Road
  • Blacon roundabout
  • Morrison’s roundabout
  • Bingo roundabout
  • The Acorns Caughall Road
  • The Bell Tower

Ellesmere Port area

  • Green lane junc. X3 banks
  • Glen Road, corner
  • Motorway slip road to Grace Road – Westminster
  • A41 entrance to Foxhall Way
  • A41 entrance to Kendal Drive
  • EPSV roundabout
  • Westminster estate/J Groom Towers large green space
  • Kinsey Road / Old Stanney Lane (wall line)
  • Junction 7 M53
  • Junction 8 M53
  • Junction 9 M53
  • Junction 10 M53

Frodsham area

  • Chester Road opposite Queens Drive – Helsby
  • Primrose Lane – Helsby
  • Robin Hood lane / Chester Road – Helsby
  • Station Lane / Road – Helsby
  • Bank opposite Warren Court – Frodsham
  • Bank opposite Bradley Lane – Frodsham
  • Volunteer Street – Frodsham
  • Francis Road – Frodsham
  • Weaver Road – Frodsham
  • Ashton Drive – Frodsham
  • Ship Street – Frodsham
  • Fluin Lane – Frodsham
  • Saltworks play area – Frodsham
  • Frontage saltwork – Frodsham
  • Banks station road car park – Frodsham
  • Main drag – Dunham on the Hill.
  • Large grassed area – Sutton Weaver
  • Large bank area on Gonger lane – Ashton Hayes
  • Large verges – entrance to Barrow
  • Smithy Lane – Mouldsworth
  • Large grassed area – Alvanley
  • Holy Close – Mickle Trafford
  • York Drive – Mickle Trafford
  • Large banks to the rear of Dee road – Mickle Trafford
  • Bank main drag – Mickle Trafford
  • Areas on main drag – Mickle Trafford.

Neston area

  • Greenfields Croft
  • Gorstons Lane  (Cuckoo Lane)
  • Tanksfield entrance
  • Liverpool Road (Neston sign)
  • Stanney Park  (by Bowling Green)
  • Liverpool Road  (Sydney Road)
  • Liverpool Road (Mayfields)

Other areas

  • Elton
  • Large mound Ash Road\Parklands Drive
  • Rear grass areas Farmdale Drive, Whitefields.
  • Tattenhall
  • Grassed area rear of Covert Rise (already a wildlife area).
  • Farndon
  • Quarry Lane play area (bank on fence line).
  • Walkway from Lime Tree Drive/Barton Road.

At some sites in Winsford and Northwich we have agreed with local residents to leave the areas alone and see what grows naturally first, without sowing any seeds.  Like this one at Byley: