Project information

CONKERS RABBIT WARREN

TO USE FUN OUTDOOR ACTIVITES FOR CHILDREN TO ASSIST IN RAISING AWARENESS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND OTHER ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES PARTICULARLY RELATED TO TREES

4 MONTHS

Charity information: THE NATIONAL FOREST CHARITABLE TRUST

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  • Need

    Need

    40,000 SCHOOL CHILDEREN VISIT CONKERS EVERY YEAR. IT IS IMPORTANT TO REFRESH THE ACTIVITIES THAT CHILDERNE CAN PARTICIPATE IN SO THAT THEY REMAIN INTERESTED AND ARE OPEN TO LEARNING

    Solution

    OUR PROJECT WILL BE AN EXCITING AND UNIQUESADDITION TO WHAT IS ON OFFER AT CONKERS AND WE BELIEVE WILL GIVE A LOT OF ENJOYMENT TO CHILDREN.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    TO PROVIDE A NEW FACILITY FOR CHILDREN SO THEY CONTINUE TO ENJOY THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE AT CONKERS.

    Activities

    » WE WILL BUILD A RABBIT WARREN BIG ENOUGH FOR CHILDREN. IT WILL INCLUDE SPECIAL SENSORY CHAMBERS

    Success will be NUMBER OF CHILDREN USING THE FACILITY AND IN THE LONG TERM A GROWTH IN VISITOR NUMBERS


  • Impact

    Impact

    RAISED PUBLIC AWARENESSS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE IMPORTANCE OF TREES. WE WILL CONTINUE TO UNDERTAKE SURVEYS OF VISITORS

    Risk

    CONSTRUCTION RISKS - ADDRESSED BY EMPLOYING A PROFESSION TEAM OF ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS

    Reporting

    REGULAR WRITTEN REPORTS ON PROGRESS IN CONSTRUCTION AND ON USAGE

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £150,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £40,000 enabling works ground preparation and drainage
      £80,000 construction installation of warren and interpretation
      £30,000 landscaping setting the warren in the landscape, entrances features
  • Background

    Location

    THE PROJECT WILL BE LOCATED WITHIN THE WODDLAND SURROUNDING CONKERS - OUR VISITOR ATTRACTION DESIGNED TO RAISE AWRENESS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE ENVIRONMENT

    Beneficiaries

    CHILDREN

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    OUR REMIT IS TO PROMOTE THE NATIONAL FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE. WE HAVE BEEN OPERATING CONKERS FOR 12 YEARS AND HAVE HAD OVER 2 MILLION VISITORS TO DATE

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    People

    STEPHEN WOOLFE

    CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL FOREST CHARITABLE TRUST. HE WILL ENSURE GOOD GOVERNANCE IS APPLIED TO THE DELIVERY OF THE PROJECT AND WILL RAISE FUNDS

    MIKE BALLANTYNE

    DIRECTOR - HE WILL DIRECTLY MANAGE THE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

    MIKE STICKLAND

    HE WILL ENSURE THAT ALL OPERATIONAL ISSUES ARE ADDRESSED IN THE DESIGN OF THE FACILITY