Serving the communities of Bures St Mary and Bures Hamlet


Bures Common

Benches and Jetty



Courtesy of Ken Jackson

Information on Activities and Work undertaken on the Common will be posted here.

July 5th 2012

A new Jetty was constructed by Geoff and George Davies of River Stour Boating CIC.

This is not for permanant mooring, but short term visiting craft.


Mid January 2013 - Posts, gate and rail erected around the perimeter
July 25th, Picnic Bench being erected.
Constructed by Geoff and George Davis, Cuckoo Hill,

It is made from English Oak with a capacity to seat ten persons.
The ends have aslo been designed to accommodate wheelchairs.
The base shown to the left, took three men to lift it into place.

The legs have been set into a six inch base of cement and hardcore to prevent movement.

Photos Alan Beales July 2013
Geoff and George having a well earned rest after a hard mornings work.