Innovative ecological restoration techniques used after major desilting operation.
The pond is a great addition to the area, bringing residents and communities closer to the natural environment
Leading a partnership to restore estuary edge ecology on a highly modified river
Integrating SuDS (sustainable drainage systems) and food growing sites was central to the scheme.
The planting was completed by residents and school children with ongoing gardening sessions delivered by Groundwork’s community gardeners.
The challenge was to create an exciting new space that respected the existing heritage of the site, while meeting the varied needs of a modern community church.