River Bank Repairs and the confluence this week on the Cray

Dear All

River Bank Repairs and the confluence this week on the Cray

The schedule has been changed with both planned school events being postponed. This leave us clear to return to the Veolia project at Foots Cray Meadows on Tuesday and Wednesday and to join the Friends of the Shuttle on Thursday.


Tuesday 24th March 2015 and Wednesday 25th March 2015. In Stream River Cray Habitat Enhancements at Foots Cray Meadows. Continuing the repairs to the eroded river bank. Some coppicing for materials (Bring your own pruning saws) we will be on site from 1030 to 1530 come along and join in. Our meeting point will be at the Leafield Lane Gate onto the Meadows, Leafield Lane DA14 5EB (Off the North Cray Road beside the old Scout Hut). If the ground is still unsuitable for the van we will meet at the lane and transfer Materials and kit to the river. Please do Contact me prior to event for confirmation of activities and location. The Digger is on site both days.



Thursday 26th March 2015. It will be a pleasure to be again joining up with the Friends of the Shuttle with a community River Clean at the Confluence of the Rivers Shuttle and Cray (this is situated beside the A2 Road on the Bexley Village side). Meeting at the Dartfordians RFC Ground, Bourne Road, Bexley DA5 1LW at 1030 finishes 1400. Please contact me if you wish to take part.

There is Always More to do!


collecting floating plastic on the Cray

We successfully launched the Lady Cray last week at Crayford but there is still more to be done see pictures by Ron we will look to do some more Crayford Based community clean ups next month. I am awaiting delivery dates and other diary confirmations before publishing our next list of events. My thanks for your patience with this and hope to see you soon out and about looking after our rivers.

Michael Heath

Cray Project Officer

23 March 2015