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The Countryside Management Projects are keen to hear about opportunities in their area and can be approached to assist in an active or advisory capacity.

There is also the opportunity to become involved as a volunteer – participating in the practical tasks scheduled by the Projects or contributing your own particular expertise.

For more general information you may contact:

Diane Cooper,
Web Content Editor

Countryside Management,
Surrey County Council,
3/F Grosvenor House, London Square,
Surrey GU1 1FA.

Telephone: 01483 517591

Alternatively, you can use our feedback form – we are keen to hear your views and will respond.

If you would like to find out more about a specific Countryside Management Project they can be reached using the contact details given below:

Heathland Project

Project Manager – Dr Rob McGibbon
Senior Project Officer – Marcus Turley

Project Officer – Christina Smith

Surrey Heathland Project, Artington House,
Portsmouth Road, Guildford,
Surrey GU2 5DZ

Telephone: 01483 579713
Fax: 01483 579740

Downlands Project and the Old Surrey Downs Project

Project Manager: Alec Baxter-Brown
Project Officers: Mike Cumming, Matt Field

Downlands Countryside Management Project, South East Area Office, Surrey County Council,
The Omnibus Building, Lesbourne Road, Reigate,
Surrey RH2 7JA

Tel: 01737 737700

OSD Project Officer (Community) – Chris Skinner
OSD Project Officer (Grazing) – Caroline FitzGerald
OSD Project Administrator – Debbie Hescott
OSD Project Training Placement (Yr 1) – John Hansen

Tel:  01737 733933

Lower Mole Project/Horse Pasture Management Project

Project Manager: Nick Owen
Senior Project Officer: Helen Cocker
Project Officers: Conor Morrow, Louise Wilford
HPMP Project Officer:  Nicky West


2 West Park Farmhouse, Horton Country Park, Horton Lane,
Epsom, Surrey, KT19 8PL

Telephone: 01372 743783
Fax: 01372 742291

Gatwick Greenspace Partnership

Project Manager : Pete Crawford
Project Officer: Andrew Fleming

Gatwick Greenspace Partnership, Tilgate Park, Tilgate,
Crawley, West Sussex RH10 5PQ

Telephone/Fax: 01293 550730

Blackwater Valley Project

Manager : Steve Bailey

Blackwater Valley Countryside Partnership Ash Lock Cottage, Government Road, Aldershot,
Hampshire GU11 2PS

Telephone: 01252 331353
Fax:01252 331354

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Surrey County Council
working in partnership
Surrey Countryside Management