Lower River Wye (High Wycombe fire station to the Thames) Projects
River Wye Cores End © M. Forshaw
A number of weirs still exist on the River Wye that impede the free passage of fish along the course of the river to a greater or lesser extent. The ultimate objective is that they will all be removed or modified such that fish have uninhibited movement the length of the water course.
- Conway Close.
Possible removal of side weir to allow fish passage. Estimated cost £21,000.
- Station Road (Back Stream).
Ensure culvert under road is clear without obstructions. Estimated cost £5,000.
- Trash Screen and weir. Station Road (Back Stream).
Remove trash screen and small weir to facilitate fish passage. Estimated cost £21,000.
- Beech Road Ford.
As the ford is no longer in use look to its removal altogether or a section of the weir to improve fish passage. Estimated cost £21,000.
- 17, 18, 19. Wycombe Retail Park.
Fish pass needs assessing for its effectiveness and debris collector removed. Remove or modify upstream weir. Estimated cost £21,000.
- Bassetsbury Mill.
Possible modification of side weir and channel to improve fish passage. Estimated cost £11,000.