Organisations We Work With

FORCE works with the London Boroughs of Richmond and Hounslow as well as a number of local volunteer groups. Each group has regular volunteer activities. Take a look at their web sites to find out more.


Crane Valley Partnership is a collaboration between charities, community groups, borough councils, private businesses & government agencies which aims to restore one of London’s most natural rivers, conserve its surrounding habitats and improve public access.

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London Wildlife Trust protects the capital's wildlife and wild spaces, engaging London's diverse communities through access to our nature reserves, campaigning, volunteering and outdoor learning.

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The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) help hundreds of thousands of people each year to reclaim local green places.  Through environmental projects and network of 2,000 community groups, we see people – every day, and all across the UK – taking responsibility for their own local environments. See TCV's latest events in Richmond.


"Green Gyms" in Hounslow at Pevensey Road (Mondays) and Hounslow Heath (Tuesdays) are now run by volunteers.  They are a good way to keep fit and improve the local environment. Richmond Green Gym in Mereway Nature Park and Meadway Orchard.  Summary report on Richmond Green Gym pilot.

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The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international conservation charity with a long established body of work to protect and restore London’s Rivers.  Current projects, in the Crane Catchment, include eel monitoring and coordinating the River Monitoring Initiative (part of Citizen Crane).

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Habitats & Heritage is a charity that cares for the natural and historic environment in south and west London. They want nature to flourish whilst protecting and enhancing south and west London’s historic environment.


The Tidal Crane Association is a residents’ group which cares for the tidal stretch of the River Crane between the Northcote Road footbridge to the Thames at Isleworth.

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Links to other volunteer pages...