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River Ember

The River Ember in Surrey, splits into two when it meets the Island Barn reservoir to Molesey. For half a mile the two rivers flow alongside one another before joining before Hampton Court Way and the River Thames soon after.

River Ember Map

Facts & Stats

2 miles

(3.2km)

The navigable length of the River Ember.

Cigarette Island

The island in-between the stretches of the rivers was known as the Cigarette Island. In the 1930s alterations were mate to the course of the rivers and a bridge was built.

1837

Ember Mill

Ember Mill was originally used as a corn mill on the island in the Ember, was demolished in 1837.

Aston Nature Reserve

Work to bring the Montgomery Canal back into use as a navigation must also protect habitats

Burslem Branch Canal Conservation Area

The Trent & Mersey Canal Conservation Area now includes Burslem Branch Canal.

Crown Wharf

The site on the Trent & Mersey Canal in Stone will have a development good for heritage and the community, thanks to our lobbying.

Aberdulais Aqueduct

Aberdulais Aqueduct is a Grade II* listed building and Scheduled Ancient Monument at risk from the effects of climate change.

Hammersmith Bridge

Hammersmith Bridge, an iconic heritage structure, is at risk from disagreements over funding and climate change.