Flood Relief Basin (A50), Glenfield

    Getting There

    Parking is available on Groby Road next to Millenium Green. A pedestrian crossing across the A50 leads almost directly to the site.

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 118

    Description

    This drainage feature provides damp grassland habitat for most of the year, with standing water at times after rain. The basin supports wetland plants such as Reedmace and Great Willowherb with drier grassland around the edges. It is accessible directly from the A50 and is adjacent to the Glenfield Wildflower Meadow.