The Colne Valley is a ‘Landscape on the Edge’ of Greater London, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Surrey and Berkshire, with a strong rural character. The aims of the Scheme include fostering a better understanding of the area among residents and visitors, promoting more positive perceptions, encouraging them to explore the Park and get actively involved as volunteers to help maintain it. There will be demonstrable improvement in wetland habitats and previously under-managed sites. A definitive ‘Spatial Vision’ will provide a unified template for the future of the area, so that it is cared for in perpetuity.
The Colne Catchment Action Network (ColneCAN) partnership brings together water companies, local authorities, charities, anglers, conservationists, local residents and businesses to ensure a co-ordinated catchment-wide approach and local action. Our Project Manager Tom, works with these stakeholders to achieve the partnerships six aims…
The year 2015 marked both the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta and the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Colne Valley Regional Park. Some people believe Magna Carta may have been sealed on the north side of the Thames at Ankerwycke in what is now part of the Park.
Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, this fascinating project captured the ever changing landscape of the Colne Valley Regional Park. This important photographic record helps us understand how and why these changes come about, as well as giving us a chance to explore the Park’s wonderful heritage from an intriguing perspective.
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