Syon Park


Last updated: 1 January 2005 - this entry is more than a year old, for details on how to update click here

Address and contact details
Syon House, Syon Park, Brentford, Middx, TW8 8JF
Tel: 020-8560-0883
Fax: 020-8568-0936
Email: info@syonpark.co.uk
Web site: www.syonpark.co.uk
Background to the collection
Year founded:1431
Ownership:Private - The Duke of Northumberland
Umbrella organisation:PlantNetwork
Personnel
Head Gardener: Topher Martyn
Contact person: Topher Martyn (Head Gardener)
Physical environment
Soil type:Sandy silt
Aspect:Open and flat
Total area:80 ha
Plant collection
Genera:41
Taxa:450
Accessions:2300
Plants:Collection only records trees and some shrubs
Notable plants within the collection:
Fine collection of old trees
Geographical area(s) of specialisation:
N. America, W. China
Record Keeping:Records kept
Computerised
Record System:Access
Plant-collecting trips:No
Facilities on site
Herbarium:No
Library:No
Research facilities:No
Publications:No
Identifications:No
Teaching and Education:No
Interpretation:Some boards and leaflets. Guide Book
Friends Organisation:No
Visitor facilities:Shop, café, toilets etc
Access to the collections
Public access:Open to public
Public opening hours:Mon-Sun: 10am-4.30pm
Guiding principles behind the collection
To maintain and develop historic collection of plants within an important historic landscape.

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Syon Park


Last updated: 19 September 2012 - this entry is more than a year old, for details on how to update click here

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