Thames Chase Community Forest
As landscape advisor Nigel had the opportunity to collaborate with many different groups and individuals, on projects at a range of scales.
Top Left: Temporary exhibition along a new all-abilities boardwalk beside the Mar Dyke in Thurrock, south Essex.
Centre Left: This demonstration woodland on a former sand and gravel quarry and landfill site was designed in association with the Forestry Commission Alice Holt research station. Oak vehicle gate by Jim Partridge.
Below: Proposals for the Thurrock Plain - new tree blocks, wood pasture, restored fen and orchards, connected by hedgerows and 'green corridors'. These can improve the wildlife, recreational and landscape value of the agricultural land, but also respect the rectilinear field pattern which dates from the Roman period, possibly earlier.