News

An update on the Mimram Trail

We recently held discussions with Hertfordshire County Council, Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust, Friends of Panshanger park and the Herts Gardens Trust in an effort to find an acceptable solution to all parties which would allow the Mimram Valley trail to be opened.

DRAGONFLY TRAIL ENHANCED AT PANSHANGER PARK

The Dragonfly Trail at Tarmac’s Panshanger Parkhas been enhanced to take in newly restored ponds and allow visitors to get closer to the park’s dragonflies and damselflies.

Statement on Lower Broadwater

We have paused preparatory ecological works on the Lower Broadwater at Panshanger Park while we meet with statutory consultees and local stakeholders to consult on our approved proposals for mineral extraction and restoration. We understand the interest in this particular area of the site as an example of Humphry Repton’s work and will not finalise any plans until these discussions and meetings have taken place, to ensure we listen to feedback. We are proud of our ongoing restoration and stewardship of Panshanger Park, and see it as a very special place to visit.

Celebrating the 100th parkrun at Panshanger Park

Saturday 13th August will see the 100th parkrun take place at Tarmac-owned Panshanger Park. Since it began hosting parkruns back in October 2014, Panshanger has seen nearly 4000 runners take part in the popular sporting event.

300 runners attend charity run at Panshangar Park

300 runners attend charity run at Panshangar Park

On Thursday 21st July, Gary O Leary, Chair of Hertingfordbury Parish Council and Friends of Panshanger Park, organised a charity run in support of Isabel Hospice and Herts Action on Disability. The event saw a huge turnout of over 300 runners at the Tarmac-owned park.

Tarmac showcase WrEN research at Panshanger Park

Tarmac showcase WrEN research at Panshanger Park

Earlier this week [11 July 2016], Tarmac hosted its first Forestry day to bring together key players from forestry and woodland organisations to review research undertaken as part of the WrEN project.

Improving disability access at Panshanger

On 26 May Phil Chambers Consultancy carried out our first disability access audit to determine how best to implement improvements within the park for disabled users.

New Interpretation Board Unveiled

New Interpretation Board Unveiled

On a sunny February morning 19 visitors enjoyed our 'Easy Access Oak Walk' which included the unveiling of a new interpretation board.

Dog Attack Injures Two Sheep

Dog Attack Injures Two Sheep

Two sheep were sadly chased and badly injured by a dog this morning in Panshanger Park.