18. Red White and Blue at Bishop Stortford

Theme: Habitats and wildlife


  • To maintain and enhance the river's natural habitats and wildlife

Project description

To restore flood plain habitats and enhance the river through the site.

A significant ditch network has been established behind a bund, which seems to have been formed from historical dredging of the river.  This project would aim to breach this bund and restore water to the ditches and associated wet grassland, while enhancing public access to the area.

Grid reference: TL49403227
Project lead: East Herts Council. Countryside Management Service (potential)
Project partners: Various
Ditch network

Design by LTD Design Consultants and build by Garganey Consulting.