Case study:Beverley Brook d/s of Rock’s Lane

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Location: 51° 28' 11", -0° 14' 47"
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Project overview

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Status Planned
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Themes Fisheries, Flood risk management, Habitat and biodiversity, Social benefits, Urban
Country England
Main contact forename Joanna
Main contact surname Heisse
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Contact organisation Environment Agency
Contact organisation web site http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/environment-agency
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Parent multi-site project

Case Study: Barnes Common

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Structural tree line/invertebrate productivity for foraging bats, plus bat roost potential; backwater; scalloped bays for marginal plants. See also the project ‘Barnes Common’, a specific reedbed creation project.

Best practice management plan for commuting, foraging and roosting bats; watervoles, fisheries benefits and flood defence benefits; improvement of bankside for marginal plants and/or fringing reeds, strengthening wild life corridor along brook for birds, water voles, grass snakes, rats etc; enhance bankside marginal vegetation and provide suitable habitat for birds, invertebrates, plus potential for dispersal for the BAP species from London wetland centre e.g. water vole, grass snake; readily accessible to the public; forage area for bats.

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Catchment and subcatchment

Catchment

River basin district Thames
River basin London

Subcatchment

River name Beverley Brook (Motspur Park to Thames) and Pyl Brook at West Barnes
Area category 1000 - 10000 km²
Area (km2)
Maximum altitude category 100 - 200 m
Maximum altitude (m) 172
172 m
0.172 km
17,200 cm
Dominant geology Calcareous
Ecoregion Great Britain
Dominant land cover Suburban
Waterbody ID GB106039022850



Other case studies in this subcatchment: Anton Crescent Wetlands Regeneration, Ashlone Wharf FCRM scheme, Barn Elms Sports Ground, Barn Elms Wetland Centre, South West London, Barnes Common, Barnes Common improvements, Beverley Brook Flow control structures, Beverley Park, Cuddington Park, Horne Way Weir... further results


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WFD water body codes GB106039022850
WFD (national) typology
WFD water body name Beverley Brook (Motspur Park to Thames) and Pyl Brook at West Barnes
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Invasive species present No
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Reach length directly affected (m) 200 m
0.2 km
20,000 cm
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Funding sources Environment Agency, SITA Trust, Landfill Funding, Grantscape

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Reasons for river restoration

Mitigation of a pressure Flood risk management
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Biology Bats, Fish, Watervoles, Birds
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Floodplain / River corridor Tree planting, Creation of backwaters, coves and bays construction, Reedbed creation
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