What was delivered?
The Delivery Partners ranged from environmental charities, through public bodies and local authorities, to community organisations. They were: BTCV, Conservators of Ashdown Forest, ESAMP (East Sussex Archaeology and Museums Partnership), East Sussex County Council, ESUS Forestry - Training, Forestry Commission, Gatwick Greenspace Partnership, High Weald AONB Unit, Highbrook Village Hall Management Committee, Horsham District Council, Kent High Weald Partnership, Plumpton College, Root and Branch Theatre Company, RSPB, Sussex Police, Sussex Wildlife Trust, The Company, Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery, Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, and The Woodland Trust.
Using the Heritage Lottery Fund's core values of conservation, participation and learning, the delivery covered 39 areas of work spread across five themes:
enhancing publicly accessible sites
understanding and conserving the historic environment
public celebration and learning
learning in schools, and
training and skills.
A scheme monitoring report has been produced, detailing this work delivery in full.
The Scheme delivered a range of achievements across areas such as biodiversity, participation and learning... Read more
What does the future hold?
Ensuring long-term benefits was an essential element of the overall design and delivery of the... Read more
Evaluating the benefits and long-term impact of the Scheme was an important part of the... Read more
Inspiration for the Scheme
The Weald Forest Ridge's landscape has close associations with ancient medieval hunting forests. Read more Read more
The Weald Forest Ridge Landscape Partnership consisted of representatives from national, regional and local interests... Read more