A group of buildings at Carpenters Yard is being brought back into full use, fit for the 21st century
Our congratulations and best wishes to Peggy Redford, who recently celebrated her 100th birthday and who has spent more than 70 years of her life on the Hadlow Estate, known as the Somerhill Estate when she first moved to the area.
The Hadlow Estate’s natural flood management scheme, 61 ‘leaky dams’ designed to slow the flow of water in woodland streams on the Estate, has been visited by the Environment Agency to showcase the project to national experts and highlight the practical challenges of delivering NFM.
Plans for a Battle of Britain Memorial at the Hadlow Estate have been shared with the family of wartime fighter pilot Bob Spurdle, who miraculously escaped a Spitfire crash there 82 years ago.
RAF fighter pilot Bob Spurdle had a miraculous escape when his Spitfire plunged at high speed into the ground on Hadlow Estate during the Battle of Britain.
Many historic, traditional timber frame properties on the Hadlow Estate have been the subject of complex renovations in recent years.
The sun came out for Bank Farm Stables’ first “in-house” dressage show of the year on Saturday 26th March, which saw 16 riders and 14 horses compete.
Prince’s Foundation has commissioned a new report which examines evidence relating to the physiological and psychological benefits of walking, as well as the advantages of designing walkable living and working spaces.
Just over a century ago, communities across the country – and indeed the world – were mourning their dead after the horror of the 1914-1918 Great War and considering how they could best be commemorated.
The ancient practice of coppicing is regularly carried out in woodland on the Estate, providing a sustainable timber source as well as creating a diverse range of habitats. It’s also now helping children at a local special school, which was in need of a little help with its new sensory garden project.