The Wick Local Nature Reserve

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Green Space Action Plan Consultation now closed

The Wick is located in the residential area of Marshalswick in St Albans, between Sandpit Lane and Marshal’s Drive. It is owned and managed by St Albans City & District Council with support from the Countryside Management Service and the Friends of The Wick.

A Draft Greenspace Action Plan (GAP) has been produced that will guide the management of this site over the next five years between 2017 and 2022 and we would to know what you think about the plans.

The consultation period has now closed and the revised plan with be published is due course.


The Wick is a woodland and informal playing field with areas of meadow. It was designated as a Local Nature Reserve in 1995.   The site is situated in a residential area of St Albans, in the Marshalswick South ward.

The Council has recently produced a green spaces action plan in conjunction with The Friends of the Wick.

Date of last review: 08 September 2017