Pending References

This page lists prospective references, and those sites that have been declined.

Pending Potential References

  • Legacy by G7SQW: Rockland marshes RSPB – status: trying to work out the inter-relationships of the RSPB reserves and the Mid Yare NNR!
  • 2021-12-30 by M0DXT: Great Wood NY274211, Braithwaite Moss NY237248,  Lodore/Troutdale Wood NY261171, River Derwent Tributaries NY260195, Glencoyne Woods NY 385178 – relationship with a  group of Cumbrian SACs to be determined
  • 2022-04-03 by MM0CWJ – Tiree Wetlands and Coast SPA, Sound of Barra MPA, Tiree Machair SAC, Inner Hebrides and Minches SPA, West Coast and Outer Hebrides SPA – to be reviewed to ascertain best way of creating new references

Approved – Pending Reference Number (see also News section)

  • Coll RSPB, Inner Hebrides

Declined Sites – 2022

Note: all standalone SSSIs are ineligible for references (see the allocation policy)

  • Sprats Water and Marshes – reason-part of Broadlands RAMSAR and Broads SAC, Broads NP
  • Barnby Broad and Marshes – reason standalone SSSI with wider SAC/NP
  • Berners Heath Suffolk – reason standalone SSSI within wider SAC
  • Dimminsdale LNR/SSSI -reason standalone SSSI
  • Geldeston Meadows -reason standalone SSSI with wider SAC/NP
  • Gunton Warren – reason Local Nature Reserve, no protected status

Declined Sites – 2021

  • Afan Forest Park – reason: no protected status
  • Altmover Glen SSSI WDPA 142750 – reason: standalone SSSI
  • Black Park SSSI WDPA 92894 – reason: standalone SSSI
  • Blackpill Beach SSSI WDPA 138962 – reason: standalone SSSI
  • Broome Heath – reason: standalone SSSI/LNR
  • Bushy and Home Park SSSI WDPA 555561736 – reason: standalone SSSI
  • Castlehead Wood, Cumbria -reason: standalone SSSI
  • Cragside NT, Northumberland -reason: no protected status
  • Drudridge Ponds, Morpeth -reason: no protected status
  • Frays Farm Meadows SSSI WPDA 137693 – reason: standalone SSSI
  • Hainault Country Park, Essex – reason: standalone SSSI
  • Llanelli Wetland Centre – reason: no protected status
  • Southweald Country Park, Essex -reason: no protected status
  • Stoke Common SSSI WDPA 137471 – reason: standalone SSSI
  • Thames Chase Community Wood , Essex – reason: no protected status
  • Thornton Country Park , Essex -reason: standalone SSSI
  • Whippendell Woods SSSI 138060 – reason: standalone SSSI