Case study:Hospital Bridge Road

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Location: 51° 26' 34", -0° 21' 50"
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Project overview

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Status Complete
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Themes Fisheries, Flood risk management, Social benefits
Country England
Main contact forename Robert
Main contact surname Gray
Main contact user ID
Contact organisation Environment Agency
Contact organisation web site http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/environment-agency
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To remove the weir to restore a more natural flow regime to the channel. Weir structure across the lower section of the Beverley Brook which does not fulfil its original use and it also causes backing up of silt which is a large blockage in the river.

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Catchment and subcatchment

Catchment

River basin district Thames
River basin London

Subcatchment

River name Crane (including part of the Yeading Brook)
Area category 10 - 100 km²
Area (km2)
Maximum altitude category Less than 100 m
Maximum altitude (m) 51
51 m
0.051 km
5,100 cm
Dominant geology Calcareous
Ecoregion Great Britain
Dominant land cover Suburban
Waterbody ID GB106039023030



Other case studies in this subcatchment: Big Yellow, Crane Park, Cranford Park Phase 2, Mill Road Weir, Re-connecting Meanders at Cranebank on the River Crane, The Mid River Crane - Aquatic Refuge Identification Plan


Site

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WFD water body codes GB106039023030
WFD (national) typology
WFD water body name Crane (including part of the Yeading Brook)
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Heavily modified water body No
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Protected species present No
Invasive species present No
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Project background

Reach length directly affected (m) 100 m
0.1 km
10,000 cm
Project started 2011/01/01
Works started
Works completed 2011/01/01
Project completed
Total cost category 1 - 10 k€
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Funding sources Small grant applications

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Reasons for river restoration

Mitigation of a pressure Impoundments (not hydropower)
Hydromorphology Sediment build up
Biology
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Planform / Channel pattern Creation of backwater
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