6. Restoration of Watton Millpond

Themes: Water Quality, Habitats and Wildlife; People


  • That whatever the flow level, the river and its associated habitats, including banks and floodplains, are managed to support chalk stream species

Project description

To restore the old millpond and create a community nature reserve and picnic area.

Watton millpond is currently overgrown and hidden from view. By clearing some of the screening vegetation and scrub, opening up and cleaning up the pond and installing a bench and picnic table, the pond could benefit both people and local wildlife.

Grid reference: TL30051949
Project lead: Woodhall Estate
Project partners: River Beane Restoration Association
Funding source: To be confirmed
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Restoration of Watton Millpond

Design by LTD Design Consultants and build by Garganey Consulting.