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Available Waterway Survey sites

The sites listed below have been surveyed in the past but need revisiting in order to detect changes in bat activity. If you live near one of these sites and would like to carry out two surveys in July then please contact us at or on 020 7820 7166, quoting the site no. of the site you are interested in surveying. Sites that are crossed out have now been taken.

Look out for sites marked with an asterisk*. These sites are in our "baton-passing" scheme where the previous surveyor at the site has offered to accompany a new surveyor on their first survey to help them find their way along the transect route and provide tips on the survey method and species ID. Click here to view maps just showing the locations of these sites.






East Midlands Click here to view the site locations on a map

*Sites marked with an asterisk are in our "baton-passing" scheme where the previous surveyor has offered to help a new surveyor get started with surveying the site

Site no. on map Location Waterway County GridRef
22 Hoon Mount Sutton Brook Derbyshire SK234320
38 Longford Longford Brook Derbyshire SK220370
478 Kinder Road River Sett Derbyshire SK043867
479 Bridgemont River Goyt Derbyshire SK015827
125 Rothley Rothley Brook Leicestershire SK572120
175 Rothley Rothley Brook Leicestershire SK586130
636 Cosby Road Crossroads Whetstone Brook Leicestershire SP563952
681 Glenfields CP Rothley Brook Leicestershire SK538063
699 Wistow Grand Union Canal Leicestershire SP655959
731 Nr Newton Harcourt River Sence Leicestershire SP641966
809 Sence Valley Forest park River Sence Leicestershire SK399114
123 Wherrys Farm River Glen Lincolnshire TF174212
124 Medlam Medlam Drain Lincolnshire TF320564
195 Harlaxton Grantham Canal Lincolnshire SK882338
278 Bourne South Fen River Glen Lincolnshire TF145178
288 East Kirby West Fen Drain Lincolnshire TF330607
467 Thorpe Fen Bellwater Drain Lincolnshire TF435596
674 Thurlby River Witham Lincolnshire SK913626
790 River Eau River Eau Lincolnshire SE880019
875* Brampton Drain Brampton Drain Lincolnshire SK842806
876* River Trent, Brampton River Trent Lincolnshire SK832800
108 Meadow View River Nene Northamptonshire SP738639
262 Upper Heyford River Nene Northamptonshire SP660590
269 Flore River Nene Northamptonshire SP647597
406 Barby Oxford Canal Northamptonshire SP538720
484 Kislingbury/Upton River Nene Northamptonshire SP713595
859 Lubenham/Welland River Welland Northamptonshire SP703870
240 Riverside Farm, Bircotes River Rython Nottinghamshire SK644912
600 Aldgate River Chater Rutland SK983046


East of England Click here to view the site locations on a map

*Sites marked with an asterisk are in our "baton-passing" scheme where the previous surveyor has offered to help a new surveyor get started with surveying the site

Site no. on map Location Waterway County GridRef
302 Odell River Great Ouse Bedford SP975578
880 Warren Villas Nature Reserve River Ivel Bedfordshire TL178479
239 Chelmsford, Springfield Hall Park River Chelmer Essex TL713076
267* Kirby-Le-Soken Wade and Barrow Dyke Essex TM234228
49 Abbots Langley Grand Union Canal Hertfordshire TL081010
67 Church End River Chess Hertfordshire TQ035980
237 Charlton River Great Ouse Hertfordshire TL183288
242 Eastwick River Stort Hertfordshire TL434114
553 Temple Fields River Stort Hertfordshire TL465126
826 Grange Paddocks River Stort Hertfordshire TL489223
107 Reedham Hill River Ant Norfolk TG369193
114 Claxton River Yare Norfolk TG340052
119 Wiveton River Glaven Norfolk TG045424
160 Roughton Hagon Beck Norfolk TG222356
161 Bowhill River Yare Norfolk TG129083
169 Holt River Glaven Norfolk TG094381
178 Langley Marshes River Langley Norfolk TG472037
179 Morton River Wensum Norfolk TG122177
214 Bawburgh River Yare Norfolk TG164085
249 Wramplingham River Tiffey Norfolk TG115068
303 Langley Green River Yare Norfolk TG351045
306 Great Oulsaam Cut Off Channel Norfolk TL695935
332 Loddon River Chet Norfolk TM370992
476 Bayfield Hall Bayfield Lake Norfolk TG048404
506 West Bilney River Nar Norfolk TF688124
507 Middleton Middleton Stop Drain Norfolk TF656179
537 Wolferton Wood Babingley River Norfolk TF656261
562 Wayford Bridge River Ant Norfolk TG348248
719 Hardley River Chet Norfolk TG391001
720 Hardley Cross River Yare Norfolk TG401013
703 Teakettle Hall Bridge Thorney River Peterborough TF276004
94 Blyford River Blyth Suffolk TM420767
616* Suffolk Golf Course River Lark Suffolk TL845673


North East Click here to view the site locations on a map

Site no. on map Location Waterway County GridRef
27 Wytham Moor Sleightholme Beck County Durham NY961110
29 Cooper House River Tees County Durham NZ024190
30 Wytham Moor River Greta County Durham NY950121
297 Lune Head Farm Long Grain County Durham NY851211
307 Rutherford Eller Beck County Durham NZ028116
310 Black Hill River Balder County Durham NY890174
311 Foggerthwaite Eggleston Burn County Durham NY989249
312 Scar Head Farm River Lune County Durham NY885209
456 Bowes Moor River Greta County Durham NY916115
457 Borderon Mere River Tees County Durham NY779320
458 Langdon Common Langdon Beck County Durham NY851320
459 Middleton-in-Teesdale River Tees County Durham NY955249
792 Cooper House River Tees County Durham NZ025184
578 Devil's Water Devil's Water Northumberland NY950610
692 Bastle Tarset Burn Northumberland NY765905
693 Low Long House Lewis Burn Northumberland NY627877
696 Kielder Kielder Burn Northumberland NY639941
697 Catches Rigg Irthing Northumberland NY685733
698 Craneclough Craneclough Burn Northumberland NY650852
765 Warks Burn Warks Burn Northumberland NY786763
773 Bakethin North Tyne Northumberland NY633924
834 Blakehopeburnhaugh River Rede Northumberland NT782006


North West Click below to view the site locations on a map:

Northern half of region / Southern half of region

*Sites marked with an asterisk are in our "baton-passing" scheme where the previous surveyor has offered to help a new surveyor get started with surveying the site

Site no. on map Location Waterway County GridRef
17 Blackscar Wood River Belah Cumbria NY836110
18 Smardale Gill Scandal Beck Cumbria NY727070
19 Redhow River Cocker Cumbria NY146219
35 Tebay River Lune Cumbria NY612046
298 Belahbridge House River Belah Cumbria NY787119
299 Bowderdale Foot River Lune Cumbria NY670051
308 Eden Flatt River Eden Cumbria NY752145
487 Ennerdale Bridge River Ehen Cumbria NY086154
644 Beetham River Bela Cumbria SD510799
695 Black Lyne House Black Lyne Cumbria NY545810
741 Newbridge-Milthrop Bridge River Rawthey Cumbria SD663915
783 Calley Bridge Dacre Beck Cumbria NY447263
379 Radcliffe Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal Greater Manchester SD789081
781 River Douglas River Douglas Greater Manchester SD594119
807 Reddish Vale Country Park River Tame Greater Manchester SJ904919
862 Boothstown Marina Bridgewater Canal Greater Manchester SJ732999
898 Bury River Roch Greater Manchester SD811090
867* Woodbank Park River Goyt Greater Manchester SJ912906
128 Lunecliffe Lancaster Canal Lancashire SD473590
134 High Park House, River River Hindburn Lancashire SD640664
464 Churchtown River Wyre Lancashire SD479428
680 Bradford Bridge River Ribble Lancashire SD748443
721 Waddecar River Brock Lancashire SD562443
45 Hollins Green Manchester Ship Canal Warrington SJ701910
863 Woolston Park Spittle Brook Warrington SJ639902


South East & London Click here to view the site locations on a map

*Sites marked with an asterisk are in our "baton-passing" scheme where the previous surveyor has offered to help a new surveyor get started with surveying the site

Site no. on map Location Waterway County GridRef
221 Slapton Grand Union Canal Buckinghamshire SP925216
427 Stoke Hammond River Ouzel Buckinghamshire SP886310
445 Bragenham Grand Union Canal Buckinghamshire SP895278
522 Cookham River Thames Buckinghamshire SU895858
574 Bisham River Thames Buckinghamshire SU846852
621 Home Farm River Great Ouse Buckinghamshire SP744359
683 The Dyke River Wye Buckinghamshire SU868926
738 Henley-on-Thames River Thames Buckinghamshire SU768840
750 University of Buckingham River Ouse Buckinghamshire SP699341
72 Ashurst River Medway East Sussex TQ506390
315 Corkwood Farm River Rother East Sussex TQ908253
872 Newhaven River Ouse East Sussex TQ442027
59 Itchen Valley Country Park River Itchen Hampshire SU458161
222 Lye Heath River Southwick Hampshire SU653090
227 Hartford Copse River Beaulieu Hampshire SU383030
352 Lords Wood River Itchen Hampshire SU468210
486 Ivy Wood River Lymington NF-3 Hampshire SU315022
73 Port Lympne Royal Military Canal Kent TR110341
74 Shoreham River Darent Kent TQ527630
285 Kearsney River Dour Kent TR279435
449 Barden Park River Medway Kent TQ578466
496 Smarden River Beult Kent TQ880421
626 Shalmsford Bridge River Great Stour Kent TR085541
848 Filston Farm River Darent Kent TQ512606
272 New Malden Beverley Brook Greater London TQ221691
98 Caldecott River Ock Oxfordshire SU481963
180 Wytham Wytham Stream/Seacourt Stream Oxfordshire SP480083
212 Chiselhampton River Thames Oxfordshire SU593987
331 Appletree Oxford Canal Oxfordshire SP465490
394 Culham River Thames Oxfordshire SU507948
504 Long Wittenham River Thames Oxfordshire SU540937
568 Gibraltar Oxford Canal Oxfordshire SP478180
757 Ock Valley Walk River Ock Oxfordshire SU492968
490* Appleford River Thames Oxfordshire SU533939
313 Moor Park River Wey Navigation Surrey SU861469
358 Leatherhead Common River Mole Surrey TQ150571
485 Cartbridge River Wey Surrey TQ016568
581 Woburn Park Farm Chertsey Bourne Surrey TQ055659
596 St John's Lye Basingstoke Canal Surrey SU975575
678 Mole Gap Trail River Mole Surrey TQ164551
780 River Wey River Wey Surrey SU996491
76 Arundel Junction River Arun West Sussex TQ003040
77 Coates River Rother West Sussex SU990181
205 Shopham Bridge River Rother West Sussex SU984185
544 Ferry Road River Arun West Sussex TQ020023
701 Arundel WWT River Arun West Sussex TQ028076
585 Windsor Park River Thames Windsor and Maidenhead SU982772

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