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Rede Common
Rede Common Sandy Banks Walk
Type Local Nature Reserve
Location Strood, Kent
OS grid TQ719693
Area 11.2 hectares (28 acres)
Managed by Friends of Rede Common

Rede Common is a 11.2-hectare (28-acre) Local Nature Reserve in Strood in Kent. It is owned and managed by Medway Council in partnership with Friends of Rede Common.

Known locally as Sandy Banks due to the underlying Thanet Beds, Rede Common was formerly farmland used for grazing, arable and market gardening and is now an area of open acid grasslands surrounded by scrub and trees.

Access points include entrances in Watling Street, Hyacinth Road and Columbine Close.

The Strood Community Trail passes through Rede Common.

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