The Chelmer Blackwater Reserve Community Interest Company

Welcome to the Chelmer Blackwater Reserve website. This land has been saved from development and our non-profit community interest company aims to manage and improve it as a wildlife reserve with public access.

The site has historical significance to Maldon and we believe parts have been undisturbed for decades, making it a perfect location for the creation of the Chelmer Blackwater Reserve.  A great variety of species of birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals frequent the site, as well as many invertebrates.

We have some grand plans for the site over the coming years and require YOUR help. We are looking for volunteers to help on work days and with management roles as well as financial support from both businesses and individuals.

Access to the land will be provided to the public but above all it will be managed as a nature reserve.

Thankyou for visiting our page.

For donations, please visit this link where all information is supplied:



Chelmer and Blackwater Reserve (formerly Iron works meadow, Maldon, Essex CM9 4LE)

Access via the sea wall or canal path from Tesco car park

Contact us

Phone: TBC

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