- Interpretation panels
Lead Organisation: Eastleigh Borough Council
Work completed: 2005
Contribution from Coastal Capital Budget: £3000
Interpretation Panels were installed around the Hamble Valley as a result of a partnership project between Eastleigh Borough Council, Hampshire County Council, the Fareham Society and River Hamble Harbour Authority. The panels are designed to offer information to visitors about the area, including places of interest and its history. In total 10 panels have been created which are located at Warsash Ferry Point, Warsash Jetty, Wendleholme, Swanwick Marina, Ferry Point Hamble, Royal Victoria Country Park, Netley Station, Bursledon Station, Manor Farm Country Park and the Bark Store at Botley.
- Riding routes/access improvements at Manor Farm Country Park
Lead Organisation: Hampshire County Council, Recreation and Heritage Department
Work completed: 2000/01 and 2004
Contribution from Coastal Capital Budget: £4000
This project included the provision, surfacing and way marking of a dedicated horse riding route, known as the Hoemoor track, to reduce conflicts with walkers and other visitors to this popular Country Park located by the Hamble Estuary.
- Bark Store conversion at Botley Quay
Lead Organisation: Hampshire County Council Property Business & Regulatory Services
Work completed: 2004
Contribution from Coastal Capital Budget: £10,000. (project solely funded by Hampshire County Council)
The project involved the conversion of the historic bark store at Botley Quay to enable new users to be found. The store is currently used by the local canoe club for storage.
- Slipway improvements at Botley Quay
Lead Organisation: River Hamble Harbour Authority
Work completed: Ongoing
Contribution from Coastal Capital Budget: to be determined (project funded solely by Hampshire County Council)
This joint project with Botley Parish Council and the Environment Agency will fund improvements to the slipway at Botley Quay to allow greater use for canoeing etc.