Site Plan

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Our Vision Statement

1 Management

  • To identify and improve access to and from the Nickey Line
  • To identify places to park for access
  • To make sure regular maintenance is carried out
  • To improve dog and litter bin provision
  • To monitor and improve the environment generally so that flora and fauna flourish
  • To improve seating arrangements
  • To improve disabled access
  • To provide a safer route for children to and from school
  • To consult with user groups and potential users and listen to their views, ie walkers, bikers, joggers, horse riders

2 Communication


  • To bring back the “e” as in Nickey Line
  • To update and reproduce the Nickey Line pamphlet
  • To develop a Nickey Line information website
  • To improve signage
  • To install interpretation/information boards at strategic points

3 Activities for Friends and Local Schools

  • Conduct surveys amongst users of the Line
  • Install bird/bat boxes
  • Photo competition
  • Have guided walks
  • Have volunteer work parties
  • Hold a yearly event, e.g. Sponsored Walk, Teddy Bears’ Picnic, Dog Day, Bike Day, etc

 4 Community Links

  • Meet with local schools and other organisations that may be interested
  • To work with appropriate funding agencies
  • To liaise with local councils
  • Look for sponsorship for specific projects
  • Seek donations – financial, equipment, furniture (eg seats/benches), flora - to improve the environment of the Line
  • Document the history of the Nickey Line – make links with other community groups, eg Harpenden Local History Society, local rail historians

Volunteer Work Parties

Why not join on one our work parties to work on the Line?

Have some good healthy exercise and fun too.

Contact us today for more details.

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