Take a look at some of The Quarry’s latest videos. Here you can learn more about the development, its history, and the work been done to nurture and maintain ecology at the site. You can find more videos about The Quarry on YouTube.
Videos about the Quarry and local area
Residents at The Quarry: Sunil and Sangheeta
Residents, Sunil and Sangeeta, were struggling to find a property that fit their requirements. When The Quarry in Erith popped up in their search it ticked every one of their boxes, and it was within the Help to Buy scheme. They give an insight on their experience of buying their home at The Quarry, and what life is like now that they are settled in.
The Quarry: Living With Nature
Psychologist, Dr David Lewis, explains why access to green spaces, such as those at The Quarry, can promote a more tranquil lifestyle as well adramatically improve our sense of wellbeing, making us better equipped to deal with the challenges of every day life.
The History of The Quarry
Erith Quarry was integral to the local community for nearly two centuries. It was an important source of gravel and loam, mined for everything from ballast for ships to loam for the nearby armaments foundry. Local resident, Ken Chamberlain, talks about his experiences growing up around Erith Quarry and its transformation into the brand new community we see there today.
Ecology at The Quarry
Since 2016, The Quarry site has seen some major redevelopment, after being left neglected for more than 30 years. The Quarry’s leading ecologist, Stuart Pankhurst, talks about some of the work being done to breathe new life into the site, from tree planting and wildlife preservation to the creation of a brand new ecology area.