Thursday 21st March 2019
Peters Village is a new 1,000 home community offering residents a green and diverse environment.
There are lovely views of the River Medway, wooded hills, scrubland and chalky habitats in the Peters Pit Quarry nature reserve.
Environmental studies here show that people and wildlife are flourishing side by side. The wildlife is using purpose-built passages beneath roads and trackways to move between the substantial retained areas of green space. There are four passages and they all have roof slots to let the rain in and allow air circulations. They are joined to special low fences to prevent animals from getting onto the road, whilst enabling them to move safely to the other side.
In particular, Great Crested Newts, which are a protected species, are using these tunnels exactly as hoped: to explore between the designated Peters Pit SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) and land beside the River Medway. This allows this rare species to avoid what are known as fragmentation effects, when countryside is divided by roads, housing and industry.
To find out more about Peters Village and our development there take a look at the websites below:
Charity Cycle ride - 300 miles in the wind and rain through Kent to Paris in aid of SCOPE
A spookily good deal at Linden Meadows Halloween event this weekend
Autumn Glory in Headcorn, Kemt
Halloween wildlife walks and Pumpkin carving at Conningbrook Lakes
Part Exchange your home for a beautiful new one at Linden Meadows