Catchment area 671 ha, length 4.3km. Heavily modified.


Waterbody description

Covering a small catchment in North Swindon, this Brook feeds into the River Ray on the west (near the Mouldon Hill Country Park). The waterbody is on a limestone / Oxford clay boundary. It flows through the heavily residential areas of Haydon Wick and Abbey Meads. To address flood risk, the area has been heavily modified with embankments and tree planting.


Land use and designations

Predominantly residential.


Flora and Fauna


Conclusions and issues


Water Framework Directive

WFD 2016 overall classification is Moderate, with phosphate being a predominant reason for failing


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