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The Thames Landscape Strategy is one of three sub-regional partnerships for the Thames in the greater London area, whose focus is the remarkable river corridor between Hampton and Kew. Launched in 1994, the strategy is a 100-year blueprint for the Thames, whose vision is to conserve, enhance and promote for the future, one of the world’s great urban landscapes. To achieve its aims, the strategy brings together a partnership of statutory and non-statutory organisations, local groups and individuals to inform strategic policy such as the Water Framework Directive and TE2100 to implement a broad range of projects and management proposals such as London’s Arcadia.
These are linked with the TLS’s proposals to adapt to climate change, locally finding solutions to manage the increasing risk of flooding through the Restoration of the Lost Floodplain projects.
Go to Publications for downloadable documents and information on projects and local interest.
Posted: Apr 15, 2014
31st March 2014 – To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Thames Landscape Strategy. A specially commissioned show to raise the funds to commission Mark Edwards of Richmond Bridge Boathouses to construct a replica of the Duke of Buccleuch C18th Chinese Tea Tent that will include a camera obscura to be used in the Thames Landscape Strategy’s educational programme, was held at Hampton Court Palace.
Posted: Aug 23, 2009
The spiritual connection between humans and rivers stretches back millennia. In almost all world cultures water plays some part in the way that people traditionally understand and celebrate their lives.
Posted: Jun 07, 2012
Thanks to a successful grant from SITA Trust, a second TLS sand martin bank has been built in Richmond Park on Pen Ponds.
The Thames Landscape Strategy has been reviewed. Follow the link below for details.
The Thames Landscape Strategy is a 100-year blueprint for the River Thames between Hampton and Kew. To view the full strategy document follow the link below.
View the latest Annual Review, a roundup of all the latest developments in the Arcadian Thames