The Pickerel Project

The Pickerel Project’s work is undertaken completely by volunteers. We meet
on the first Sunday of every month at 10am in Prentice Road car park for a clear up of the river – and currently, also the work on the path. We’re a very friendly bunch and appreciate all the help you can give – even if you’re only free for a few minutes on your Sunday morning. So why not come along for a morning in the outdoors helping the environment and your community? Newcomers are always welcome!

Local environmental initiative THE PICKEREL PROJECT have been strimming and toiling all summer in preparation to build a brand new path along the River Gipping. Thanks to the generosity of Buildbase and their hired digger the path is now underway! October’s work saw huge process on the riverside: tangles of weeds and natural debris were completely removed in wake of a brand new, much wider path – which will be a great improvement on previous walking space – all the way up to Iron Foundry Road.

Though the path is currently in a raw state, the group have plans to surface the path so you will be able to fully enjoy strolls along the bank as soon as possible. The second stage of work will see completion of the path up to ICI.

For more information please contact Siân at

The River Gipping Trust Ltd is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England No. 06145692. Registered as a charity No. 1119586 Registered Office: Island House, Moor Road, CHESHAM, HP5 1NZ Tel : 03303 308531
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