RRC Members Site Visits

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The River Restoration Centre (RRC) has a long history of running friendly and informative site visits to really good examples of restoration best practice and innovation. Site visits are free to members. If space is available non-members are also welcome to attend at a small cost.

If you want to find out more about our site visits contact us.

 
Upcoming Site Visit - 2018
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Location Project Booking and Info
***CANCELLED*** Hampshire

Tichborne Restoration Project

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RiverWiki

TBC North Scotland

 

Email to register interest

 

Previous Site Visits - 2018
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2018 UK River Prize Winner: Hills to Levels Project

River Ogwen Restoration Project

 

10th October 2018

Merriott to Lufton,  Somerset

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20th June 2018

North Wales

Flyer - RiverWiki  - Blog - Photos

 
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Guided site visits
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The RRC can offer guided tours to a number of restoration sites, either as part of your membership package, or at an additional cost. During these the Centre staff will explain the techniques used on site and demonstrate lessons that can be learnt.
  • River Cole, Coleshill, near Swindon.  1995 river restoration project and the associated development of this rural site thereafter.
  • River Brent, Tokyngton Park, Wembley.  2002 restoration project in a London urban park setting.
  • River Skerne, Haughton-le-Skerne, Darlington.  1995 river restoration project and the associated development of this semi urban site.
  • River Quaggy, Chinbrook Meadows (2002)/ Sutcliffe Park (2004), Lewisham.  Restoration of a tributary of the Ravensbourne through two London parks.
If you are interested in attending a site visit to a particular type of catchment or restoration site please contact us.
 
This visit was to the Carshalton arm of the River Wandle which has in the past been overwide, impounded and contaminated. It is now in much better condition thanks to this project.