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Photos from the launch


On the evening of 15th September 2015, Lambeth Floating Marsh was opened by Professor Geoff Petts, Vice Chancellor of University of Westminster. Loraine Leeson and Nithin Rai described the project, while Chris Coode, Deputy Chief Executive of the environmental organization Thames2, provided an overview of the challenges and opportunities for wildlife along the urban reaches of the Thames.

Science and Technology dean Professor Jane Lewis drew on her specialist knowledge of micro organism behavior to consider the benefits of new habitat, and concluded the event by reflecting on the value of the arts and sciences working together to bring these issues to public attention.

Professor Geoff Petts, Vice Chancellor of University of Westminster opened the event and spoke of his specialist interest in river ecology.

Projections along the embankment pavement by Tames Dock will continue after dark until 24th September 2015.

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Launch event

Join us for drinks and projections at the Tamesis Dock to hear how a miniature reed bed can make a difference to biodiversity in the tidal Thames.

7.30pm Tuesday 15th September 2015

Tamesis Dock
Albert Embankment
London SE1 7TP

Nearest tubes: Vauxhall or Lambeth North

Photo of barge next to the London Embankment.
Tamesis Dock – click on the image to view the site on Streetview.