3. Stanmore Marsh wetland creation

Themes: Reducing Pollution; Making Rivers More Natural; Access and Recreation


  • By 2021, water quality in the Brent catchment has improved and has a ‘moderate’ ability to support wildlife
  • Transforming up to 10 kilometres of heavily modified river to a more natural condition by 2021
  • Creating or improving 12 miles of riverside access for walking, cycling and the disabled throughout the catchment

Project description

Stanmore Marsh is a £350k project funded by the London Borough of Harrow and the Big Green Fund, creating wetlands as part of a flood storage project at Stanmore Marsh, contributing to putting mitigation measures in place and to improvements in the status of invertebrates, macrophytes and water quality elements in Edgware Brook.

Harrow Coucil / Thames21 Partnership

Grid reference: TQ 17751 91331
Project lead: London Borough of Harrow
Project partners: Environment Agency, Thames21, Brent Catchment Partnership
Funding source: London Borough of Harrow, GLA Big Green Fund
Project start: November 2015
Project end: August 2017
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Design by LTD Design Consultants and build by Garganey Consulting.