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Thames Estuary Partnership

Environment Institute, University College London,
Pearson Building, Gower Street

Contact: Jill Goddard
Tel: 020 7679 0540
Fax: 020 7679 0565

Type of partnership: Neutral, broad-based and honest broker role.
Marine Plan Area: 11. Other

We provide a neutral network of anyone involved with the Thames.We raise awareness of the issues affecting the estuary and help decision makers make more informed choices. We maintain a data base of over 2,000 stakeholder contacts for the Thames and assist in directing enquiries to the right recipient.Members say that if we didn't exist we would need inventing which we take to mean they find us useful.

Core ServicesAdditional Services
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Provision of network opportunities
  • Facilitation role
  • Communication - dissemination of the relevant information
  • Community engagement and awareness raising
  • Informing coastal/maritime planning, policy, legislation and strategy
  • Providing a central point of contact for coastal issues
  • Promote collaborative working
  • Provision of an up to date database
  • Commisioning of delivering relevant research
  • Provision of coastal services
  • Habitat management/creation
  • Education
  • Environmental education
  • Marine planning
  • Fisheries
  • Commercial
  • Tourism/recreation
  • Partnership working, project delivery, fundraising
  • Other
Core PurposesDesignations
  • Integrated planning and management of the coast (ICZM)
  • Environmental management/conservation
  • Business and commercial support.
  • Recreation and tourism.
  • To assist agencies and authorities in carrying out their function on the coast.
  • To provide a broadly based consultative forum on the coast.
  • SSSI
  • SPA
  • European Marine Set
  • Ramsar Site
  • World Heritage Site

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