Affinity Water are offering grants to help eradicate invasive non-native species from rivers across Hertfordshire and Middlesex

This is an exciting initiative to promote community participation in improving rivers, wetlands, estuaries and coastlines, sponsored by Thames Water and led by the Wild Trout Trust, Environment Agency and Angling Trust.

Schools in Haringey, Enfield and Hackney have taken advantage of Thames21’s free school program and brought their classes out to their local rivers this Autumn!

Firs Farm Playing Fields is an expansive open space bordering Edmonton and Winchmore Hill in North London. The Mayor of London's Big Green Fund will help to restore 500m of river to the park can create a sustainable wetland habitat.

Last month Thames21 held two SuDS Planting days. Our Glenbrook SuDS in Enfield  (project 13) and the Boyton Road Raingarden in Haringey (project 13).

Drain marking is a great way of spreading the word that our street drains lead straight to our local rivers.  

Thames21's Fixing Broken Rivers project has installed it's first floating ecosystem in Tottenham. 


In summer 2014, Ben Fenton of  Thames21’s  Love the Lea campaign got in touch with Lancastrian musician, artist and writer, Rob St John, with an unusual commission in mine; could Rob design a project to creatively explore and document the pollution along London’s River Lea.

Volunteers needed at Bow Locks.

The European Eel is critically endangered.  Recruitment of young eels back into European rivers has rapidly declined over the last 30 years. ZSL has been monitoring the migration of eels into the Thames catchment since 2005 and now we need your help.

The Fixing Broken Rivers Programme's next reedbed project will bring floating ecosystems to the most polluted section of the Lea Navigation in Tottenham. These state of the art reedbed designs are being installed in an area of the river which is too deep for traditional reed planting.

Design by LTD Design Consultants and build by Garganey Consulting.