South East Rivers Trust (& the Wandle Trust)

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The South East Rivers Trust and Kingston University are working together to renaturalise a 100m length of river in the centre of Kingston. Over three phases, we will fix felled trees into the river, introduce brash and gravel followed by planting Read more…


The Environment Agency has been in touch to say that with the inclement weather, they are contacting their partners to ask us all to keep vigilant for any incidents (e.g. pollution or blocked culverts) and flooding, and to keep an eye out for Read more…


The fish passage work that SERT has been carrying out on the Hogsmill River has made it into the October’s issue of ‘Managing Water and it’s Environment’ online magazine. To see the article, please follow the link below. Skip immediately to the Read more…


Laurence joins the Wandle Trust / South East Rivers Trust as our Catchment Partnerships Officer. He will work with our partners from across the South East to identify how to improve their local rivers.


There’s a great article about the origins of the South East Rivers Trust in the latest issue of The Angler, the Angling Trust’s new-look magazine, which has been dropping through members’ letter boxes over the weekend. The Angling Trust was Read more…


Between August and October this year, we’ve been applying many of the river restoration lessons learnt so far on the Wandle (for instance, see here and here) to improving fish passage on our sister chalkstream, the Hogsmill. Reconnecting these stretches of river will also Read more…


The South East Rivers Trust team spent a fascinating day earlier this month getting to know the Dour – an urban chalkstream which flows into Dover Harbour and is strikingly similar in many ways to south London’s Wandle and Hogsmill. Read more…


Working in close partnership with the Zoological Society of London and Thames Anglers’ Conservancy, we’ve recently been delivering a small but important project to improve eel passage on the little Hogsmill River through Kingston. Like the Wandle and the Mole, Read more…


As part of Defra’s initiative to improve rivers across south London (and indeed nationwide) we recently secured funding from the Catchment Restoration Fund for habitat improvements on our sister chalkstream, the Hogsmill, which rises in Ewell and enters the Thames Read more…


Together with the Rivers Trust and the Environment Agency, the Wandle Trust is delighted to announce the formation of the new South East Rivers Trust to help engage communities with conservation and restoration of their local rivers across Kent and Read more…