Alder Hills Information (Geography)

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Alder Hills Nature Reserve.
Sainsbury's in Alder Hills Retail Park.

Alder Hills is an suburb in Dorset that crosses the boundaries of Bournemouth and Poole. It is south of Wallisdown, east of Alderney and north of Parkstone.

History

In July 2019, a huge heathland fire occurred in the area. It was reported that it could take 20 years to recover after fire. [1] In August 2020 there was another fire. [2]

Environment

The Alder Hills nature reserve is in the area. The reserve is noted for its lizard and dragonfly populations. In 1984 it was designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest by Natural England. [3]

Facilities

Heatherview Medical Centre.

Alder Hills is served by the Heatherview Medical Centre. [4]

Politics

Alder Hills is part of the Bournemouth West constituency.

References

  1. ^ "WATCH: "The trees behind the house were seconds from catching alight"". Bournemouth Echo. Retrieved 2020-10-07.
  2. ^ "Heath fire breaks out at nature reserve in Poole". Bournemouth Echo. Retrieved 2020-10-07.
  3. ^ "Alder Hills nature reserve". BCP Council. 1 August 2020.
  4. ^ "Heatherview Medical Centre". Shore Medical. Retrieved 2020-10-07.


ALDER HILLS Latitude and Longitude:

50°44.5′N 1°54.9′W / 50.7417°N 1.9150°W / 50.7417; -1.9150