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A Return to Nature

Whilst many Island residents and visitors will be familiar with award winning Isle of Wight Lavender, located just outside Newport most will not have seen the work over many years at the nearby quarry site, where gravel has been extracted to go into the construction of The Islands Homes and Roads.


The New Ponds

The New Ponds


With the quarry now closed H.J. Bennett are working closely with the owners with the aim of returning the site to nature.

 
Style of Wight Magazine

 Style of Wight Magazine

A return to nature
 

PDF:  Return to Nature


 

Caring for the Island

"Quarries can have a major impact on the landscape - but once they have reached the end of their life they have a fantastic potential to deliver habitats for threatened wildlife."
Mark Avery – Former RSPB Conservation Director