Lower Thames Estuary

After flowing through the centre of London the tidal waters of the River Thames meet the North Sea at Southend-on-Sea before opening up into one of the largest coastal inlets in Great Britain, the Greater Thames Estuary.

This map shows the current projects; potential, in progress and completed, for the Lower Thames Estuary.

Project status




    In progress



Click or tap a number to view the project details


On Sunday 27th September 2015, Rivercare and Beachcare groups across Eastern England held events to celebrate World Rivers Day. From source to sea volunteers worked to clear rubbish from our regions rivers, estuaries and coastlines.

Website key stakeholders:

Environment Agency logo      Essex Wildlife Trust logo           ESWT Logo 70

Design by LTD Design Consultants and build by Garganey Consulting based on an original concept by Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust