MOD Community Engagement Day

MOD Community Engagement Day

The Ministry of Defense are holding a Community Engagement Day for those who wish to express or address their concerns about the anti-aircraft missiles likely to be based in Oxleas Wood. It will be on the 4th May. 4-6pm. Please comment here if you attended, and let us...
Welcome to the Oxleas Wood Website

Welcome to the Oxleas Wood Website

Welcome to the new Oxleas Wood Website. A blog based information site for Oxleas Wood, Castle Wood and Jack Wood on Shooters Hill in south east London. A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), the ancient Oxleas wood cover 77 hectares and are at least 8,000 years...
Wood ‘best site for sports hall’

Wood ‘best site for sports hall’

From the Mercury; http://www.mercury-today.co.uk/ GREEN campaigners have lost a fight to save a piece of protected woodland. A Government planning inspector has ruled a part of Oxleas Wood, on Eltham Common, can be used as a site for a school’s sports hall and games...
Olympic missile defences under threat…

Olympic missile defences under threat…

Plans to use surface-to-air missiles to protect the skies over London during the Olympics could be thwarted – because they will disturb the habitat of a rare wild flower. Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has ordered batteries of Rapier missiles to be placed in...