Map of Environment Trust projects in South West London.

1. Thames Eyot Boathouse

The Grade II listed boathouse at Thames Eyot sits on Historic England’s register of Heritage at Risk. It was built in the 1870s by Frederick Chancellor as part of the remodelling of Poulett Lodge – one of four grand houses along the Thames at Twickenham – for William Henry Punchard, an eminent engineer.Read more

2. Vineyard Passage Burial Ground

Just across the road from St Mary Magdalene Church in central Richmond, a narrow path (the Vineyard Passage) heads up the Hill between the Vestry House and the Travelodge Hotel. After about 30 yards it opens out to an old cemetery, which was transformed 50 years ago into a lightly wooded wild garden. It is secluded and quiet, and one of the lesser known treasures of Richmond.Read more

3. Hanworth Air Park 1916-1955 - Heritage Conservation

Explore the history of Hanworth Air Park 1916-1955 in words and images. A Heritage Conservation project funded by Heathrow Community fund.Read more

4. Potomac Tower and Lake

Gunnersbury Park had a series of illustrious and wealthy owners. In 1861 Baron Lionel de Rothschild acquired an old clay pit and kiln, which he converted into a boathouse and pleasure lake. Working with Gunnersbury CIC, the organisation behind the heritage conservation of the mansion and park, the Environment Trust is hoping to sensitively restore the tower and lake to its former glory.Read more

5. Kitchen Garden in Marble Hill Park

The Kitchen Garden in Marble Hill Park, Twickenham is a volunteer-led heritage conservation garden celebrating the market garden history in South West London. It is about growing food, education and community engagement. We look after all the volunteer groups who work in the garden, providing tools, expertise and support to help everyone enjoy the experience of tending the garden and growing their own food. We also run corporate volunteering days and educational events.Read more

6. Sir Richard Burton's Mausoleum - Heritage Conservation

Sir Richard Burton (1821-1890) was a renowned Victorian explorer and prolific author. He and his wife Isabella (neé Arundell) are buried in a large stone mausoleum built to look like an Arab tent in St Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic Church, 61 Worple Way, Mortlake, SW14 8PRRead more