We work to restore our threatened natural and historical heritage in South and West  London which connects and enriches fragmented, degraded and isolated historic and green spaces, and which are accessible and inviting to all, to explore, co-create, actively experience and feel part of.


Burton: Exploring Without Boundaries

Inspired by the adventures of the Victorian explorer, Sir Richard Burton, the Trust is encouraging everyone to get outside and explore South West London. Join us on the adventure...

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Author: Emily Lunn

Emergency Appeal

Patron and illustrator of the Gruffalo, Axel Scheffler, launches the Trust's Covid-19 appeal

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Author: Emily Lunn

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Secret Art Sale 2020 - WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Sat 26th September. Now in its fifth year, the art sale with a twist is back and we need your art! Read on to find out how you can contribute..

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Author: Lucia Pekarova

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Thames Eyot Boathouse

Environment Trust is aiming to restore the Grade II Listed Thames Eyot boathouse and remove it from the Heritage at Risk Register. We are working with key stakeholders to deliver a heritage conservation project that will benefit the whole community.

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Author: Berny Simcox

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Green Hubs- Connecting The Green Spaces of South West London

In our latest project aiming to support wildlife across South West London, we are creating a series of 'Green Hubs' To create a stepping stone effect connecting together larger green spaces. Find out what we are doing and how you and your space can benefit...

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Author: Francesca Batt

Citizen Science

Get involved with active data collection and research the Trust is conducting. Many of them can be done from your own home. Find out more about citizen science and our current surveys.

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Author: Francesca Batt

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Latest events

  • POSTPONED! Explore: Richmond Lock

    As part of Burton: Exploring Without Boundaries, join us for a exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Richmond Lock and Footbridge with the Lock Keeper, Jim Deeney Read more

  • POSTPONED! Explore: The Temperate House at Kew Gardens

    Join Environment Trust and a Kew Guide for an exclusive tour of the Grade I Listed Temperate House as part of our exploration project Read more

  • POSTPONED: Plant Sale for Wildlife

    Back for the 3rd year! A wide selection of plants will be available to encourage wildlife into your gardens; annuals, perennials, herbs... With an adventurous nature trail, tours of the mausoleum, useful tips from our nature experts, delicious home-made cakes there will be something for all to enjoy! Read more

Latest Stories

  • Press Release, 24th June 2020

    Environment Trust receives National Lottery support to help address the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on local heritage and green spaces. Read more

  • Press Release, 29th May 2020

    Local charity Environment Trust is continuing its work to protect and restore our threatened green spaces and historical built environment in south and west London, despite the challenges of ‘lockdown’. The charity is this week kicking off a viability study for restoration of the Grade II Listed Thames Eyot Boathouse and announcing a new Green Hubs project to encourage urban biodiversity. Read more

  • Marble Hill Park - a virtual art picnic

    Art Picnics are not safe or practical at the moment but that has not stopped members of Richmond English as Additional Language (EAL) Friendship Group from meeting for virtual art and language celebrations. This activity is supported by English Heritage and the National Lottery Heritage Fund and the Big Lottery. Pic: Violeta displaying a Festoon. Read more