Site: Huncoat West
(Canal Moorings side)
Location: West side of Altham Lane, Huncoat
Grid Reference: SD 7744 3146
Size of site: 5.75 hectares
Initial Planting Year: 1983 Age: 37 years
Large area alongside M65 motorway to the west of Altham Lane. Planted as mixed broadleaf species by Lancashire County Council in 1983. The site has a long boundary with the motorway along the southern edge, with farmland to the north and a short canal frontage to the west. Post and rail fence to Altham Lane. Locked steel gate from Altham Lane and secure surfaced access road alongside motorway, shared with residential property near the canal.