Brent’s Bee Corridor

Summary

Brent Borough Council is sowing a 7-mile long ‘bee corridor’ of wildflowers to support dwindling bee populations in the city.

Location

London Borough of Brent, North-West London.

Timescale

The 7-mile long corridor is being created over a three year period (2019-2021).

What problem did it address?

Bees an...

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Wild West End

Timescale

The project was initiated in 2015 and is ongoing.   

Work to improve green infrastructure (GI) is carried out annually.  A baseline survey of existing wildlife was undertak...

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St Andrew’s Park

Summary 

A 44-hectare mixed use residential development with a large new urban park.

Timescale

Planning for this urban extension started in 2008. Outline planning permission was granted in January 2012 for a mixed-use development on the former RAF Uxbridge Base.

Ground preparation started in 2012.

Infrastructure construction began in 2013 followed by house construction. Hous...

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Grey to Green Sheffield (phase 1)

Summary

An innovative inner-city renewal scheme transforming 1.6 kilometres of road space into a linear green route for pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Timescale

Sheffield City Council proposed the work in 2013.

Construction of phase 1 started in 2014 and concluded in spring 2016.

Consultation on phase 2 ran from March – May 2018

Work on phase 2 began in ...

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Forth Valley Royal Hospital grounds and Larbert Woods

Summary 

Restoration and promotion of active use of 70 ha of accessible woodland and greenspaces is providing multiple benefits to staff, patients and their families.

Timescale 

The brand-new hospital opened in 2011.

The NHS Forth Valley and the Green Exercise Partnership delivered the project. A part of the ‘NHS Greenspace Demonstration’ programme, it started in 2011.

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