The Fourth Reserve Foundation wish to say a Big Thank You! to our fabulous Funders, Supporters and Sponsors:



The Co-Op

For generously funding various resources and equipment that have enabled children to experience, enjoy and explore the Buckthorne Cutting woodland and wildlife.



For funding the purchase of a secure storage shed on the site the materials and equipment needed to make the space more accessible for families.



Our very first funders who paid for birdhouses, magnifying glasses and other equipment to give to children visiting the reserve.



Groundwork helped us transform the front of the nature reserve with creating steps and paying for various signs to inform visitors of the history and ecology of the site.



London Borough of Lewisham

Who have granted us seed funding to pay for ecology surveys and the creation of steps that have enabled us to expand the space. For also providing insurance for our many amazing volunteers.


For giving us the license to run the nature reserve and on-going support with managing the site as a community space.


Barclays Volunteers

For providing a team of volunteers to help with the very heavy work such as transporting wood chip and clearing bramble.


Nature’s Gym

For providing a team of volunteers to help restore the reed bed and create/clear paths.


University of East London

For creating an outdoor classroom space and bringing their creativity and expertise to the nature reserve in building beautiful learning spaces for Lewisham’s children.


Goldsmith’s University

For providing a fantastic student to help with research and practical support with open days and other initiatives.

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Drumbeat School

For weekly work experience support that has helped keep on top of litter and bramble along the front of the reserve.


Great North Wood Project

For giving advice and guidance as well as leading tree walks on Open Days explaining the value of the many trees on the site.