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

London Geodiversity Partnership

There are two geotrail walks planned for 2021.

(a)   Lesnes Abbey woods walk on 25 April

(b)   GeoWeek, Wimbledon Common geotrail on 8/9 May.  Date to be confirmed.


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 UXBRIDGE ROCK SHOW’ organised by the Harrow and Hillingdon Geological Society.  It ran from Friday 12th. to Friday 28th. of February 2020 at Uxbridge Central Library, 13-14 High Street, Uxbridge UB8 1HD.  It was open daily and not far from the underground station and the town centre.  There were a variety of very interesting displays.  This event is on every year, don’t miss it next year!

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: