Some links to items, plus some planned events depending on the Covid 19 situation, and other items.

London Geodiversity Partnership

A Geoconservation Day is planned by LGP for 4th July 2021 at Gilberts Pit, a disused sand quarry in Maryon Wilson Park, Greenwich.      For details contact  or see article below (with pictures).

Bus Pass Geology

A tour of local North London Geology: all about Coldfall Woods, Highgate Woods, Queens Wood, Alexander Palace area and Stephens House.  A really interesting geological trip on your computer!

The London Geodiversity Partnership website link is below. Click on this for a wealth of information concerning building stones, geotrails, pavement geology and news of Gilbert’s Pit, a SSSI in Charlton, SE London. An ex sand, gravel and chalk quarry it is now accessible with permanent steps allowing the Woolwich Formation shell beds and others to be closely examined.

The East face of Gilbert’s Pit is located at TQ 419 786. Nearest train station is Charlton. Access to Maryon Park (Gilbert’s Pit) is either via Thorntree Road or Charlton Lane. Free parking in Thorntree Road. Buses run along Woolwich Road close by. Alight at Charlton Road stop.

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South face + Shelly beds + East face with steps for viewing + Blackheath bed on uppermost level.

Pictures R.F.

Another site which may be of interest is GiGL, Greenspace information for Greater London. This is our capital’s environmental records centre. Information is collated and made available on London’s wildlife, Nature reserves, gardens and other open spaces.

London Wildlife Trust website:


If you want more Geological info’ you can do no better than click on the link below…….

Our A.G.S. is affiliated to the Geologists Association.

Another geological neighbour:  East Herts Geology Club

For info and talks etc: