Useful Links


The Wear Rivers Trust has many varied projects. Please follow the links below to read about the work we have completed and the projects that are ongoing.

Ongoing projects:Fenced buffer strips to slow down agricultural run-off

Deerness Restoration

Tees/Wear Diffuse Metals Project

River Gaunless for People and Wildlife HLF proposal

Castle Eden Dean

Lumley Park Burn Restoration Project

Riverfly for Schools and Community Groups

River Wear Access Project

Living Waterways

Fish Pass Feasibility StudiesLearning about wildlife and water quality

Completed Projects:

Bedburn Fish Easement

Broom Mill Farm Habitat Improvement

Burnhall and Burnigill Habitat Improvement Project

Fish pass construction

Broadgate Weir Bypass

Cong Burn Fish Easement

Cornsay Colliery Fish Easement

Deerness Feasibility Studies

Swinhope Burn Fish Passage

Ushaw Moor Bridge Easement

River Deerness Restoration Project

Holburn Woods Bridge Replacement

Look out for future events on our web site

Invasive Species

Stop The Spread of invasive species by following the Check Clean Dry campaign!