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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Greener Grangetown

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Summary

Retrofitting a sustainable urban drainage system, transforming the public realm with trees and planting and creating W...

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IKEA Greenwich Green Roof

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Summary

Creating a 3,500 m2 accessible rooftop garden for people and nature on top of a commercial building.

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Connswater Community Greenway

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Summary

Creation of 16km of foot and cycle paths res...

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