Projects We Have Supported

Projects We Have Supported

Have a look at the projects we have supported so far through the Mend the Gap funding

Sulham Woodmeadows

Mend the Gap has funded the creation of two hectares of wetland as part of the Sulham Woodmeadows project

Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust Local Wildlife Sites

This project enables Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) to support landowners from Wallingford to Purley along the River Thames to make space for Nature Recovery

Rectory Farm chalk grassland restoration trial

This project in Streatley will introduce native wild flowers to around 86 hectares of grassland.

Access improvements at Withymead Nature Reserve

Mend the Gap has funded access improvements at Withymead Nature Reserve.

Pangbourne water quality testing

River water quality testing at a number of locations near Pangbourne.

Streatley pedestrian route

Mend the Gap has funded the improvement of a pedestrian route at Streatley

TVERC species analysis and mapping

Mend the Gap is funding a species record analysis and mapping project for the programme area.

South Stoke – The Park

Mend the Gap has supported South Stoke Parish Council to landscape an area of ground as a park for the whole community

South Chilterns farmers and landowners event

Mend the Gap has hosted an event for farmers and landowners in the south Chilterns.

Connecting communities with nature: new report published

Mend the Gap has supported an audit of how local communities engage with their landscape and environment.

Schools landscape literacy project

Mend the Gap is supporting schools in the area to engage with the local landscape.

Goring Gap Environmental Organisation (GGEO)

The Goring Gap Environmental Organisation (GGEO) is a new biodiversity-focused organisation.

Orientation map for Goring and Streatley

Mend the Gap is supporting MIGGS in installing an accessible orientation plaque.

Experiential Tourism Training

The term ‘experiential tourism’ can mean different things to different people but in essence, it refers to tourism experiences that...

Copyhold Farm

Mend the Gap supported Copyhold Farm in Goring Heath to establish a wildlife pond and help enable effective management of the woodland.

Hardwick Road Verge Restoration

Mend the Gap is supporting Whitchurch on Thames Parish Council and Whitchurch Habitat Group to restore Hardwick Road verge.

Pangbourne Community Wetland Project

Mend the Gap is supporting the Pang Community Wetland Project.

Cleeve Water Meadow

Mend the Gap has supported Cleeve Water Meadow in Streatley with access improvements.

Hardwick Estate – deer larder

Mend the Gap is supporting Hardwick Estate with their feasibility study for a deer larder. 

Otter Holt – GG Wildlife experiences

Mend the Gap is supporting GG Wildlife Experiences to create an Otter Holt in Lower Basildon.

Streatley Youth Hostel

Mend the Gap was one of a number of organisations to support the Vision for the future of Streatley Youth Hostel.

Earth Trust: Growing Places

Growing Places was a Mend the Gap funded pilot project, run by Earth trust in partnership with Aspire, Oxfordshire.