Thames Landscape Strategy


Our Staff and The TLS Partnership

Our Staff 


Co-ordinator: Jason Debney

Project Development Officer: Rebecca Law

Rewilding Arcadia- Partnership, Education & Outreach Officer: Laura Nee

Rewilding Arcadia- Volunteering Officer: Francesca Batt

Volunteer Secretary (CAG): Pat Speight

Volunteer Events and Special Projects Officer: Nicky Wood


The TLS Partnership

  •  Executive Review Board

Local Councillors, landowners, businesses and the community are represented on the Group. 


Chair- Cllr Julia Neden-Watts

Chair Designate- Cllr Vivienne Leighton


  • Officers Steering Committee

Senior Local Authority officers and representatives from the National Agencies.  Officers work in partnership with the Co-ordinator to develop projects and strategic policy.


  • Community Advisory Group

The CAG provides a bottom up, community led approach to environmental management that has underpinned the TLS since inception.

Chair- Paula Day.


  • Father Thames Trust

The Father Thames Trust is the charitable arm of the Strategy and is registered with the Charities Commission. Its purpose is to raise funds and supply grants to support the TLS and its projects.

Chair- Lord Watson 


Community Groups

Since it was established in 1994, the Strategy has forged strong links with community groups within its area.  

The Thames Landscape Strategy also helps local groups look after their stretch of the River by providing tools, advice and time for volunteer workdays by the riverside.


Below are some links to organisations we work with along the Thames between Hampton and Kew and beyond:

Habitats and Heritage

Thames Strategy Kew to Chelsea

Thames Explorer Trust

Thames Estuary Partnership

Thames 21

Environment Trust for Richmond upon Thames

River Thames Boat Project

River Thames Visitor Centre

River Thames Society

The Teddington Society

The Kew Society

Kingston upon Thames Society

The Richmond Society

The River Thames Alliance

Canbury and Riverside Association (CARA)

HurstPark Residents Association

The Marble Hill Society

The Ham and Petersham Association

Ham Amenities Group

Friends of Radnor Gardens

Brentford Community Council

Hounslow Heritage Guides