Essex Rivers Hub

There is a grassland area on the west bank near Church Land, Crays Hill, that could be improved for wildlife and create better bankside habitat.

 This would involve working with the landowner to determine what the current management of the land is and determine how to improve this to benefit wildlife and the river environment. There is also a hedge running the length of the channel and this could also be improved to become more diverse and reduce shading to channel.


River Crouch

WFD water body status


WFD overall status objective

To reach Good ecological status by 2027

Project type

Grassland improvement

Benefiting species and/or habitats

Improved bankside management will improve current habitats and possibly create new habitats.

Project lead

Jane Herbert

Contact for more information

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Project partners

Essex Wildlife Trust, Essex Biodiversity Project and the Environment Agency.

Funding source

None at present

Website key stakeholders:

Environment Agency logo      Essex Wildlife Trust logo           

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