Canford Heath is a largely residential suburb located within Poole and bordered by a large area of heathland. The Canford Heathland itself is known for being the largest heathland in Dorset, and the largest lowland heath in the UK.
The residential areas within Canford Heath do vary throughout and contain both highly affluent areas and large areas of council owned properties. The Nuffield Industrial Estate also sits nestled within the area and houses numerous commercial properties.
With a large heathland such as that found within Canford Heath, regular patrols are conducted by the team in an effort to prevent people from starting fires and to apprehend those committing unauthorised use of motor vehicles.
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