We work closely with a range of professionals, including civil, services and drainage engineers; architects; archaeologists; and arboriculturalists. This ensures that all of the benefits of multifunctional green infrastructure are considered.
Green infrastructure can include urban networks of parks, open spaces, play areas, playing fields, gardens, verges, hedgerows, trees, woodlands, grasslands and meadows.
When green infrastructure is considered at an early site planning stage, its character and elements can be woven into development proposals from the outset.
It is vital to make the most of the site’s inherent potential so that the green infrastructure elements become a positive and attractive feature. They can also lead to economic benefits and make efficient use of valuable space.
Green infrastructure networks often contain watercourses, SuDS swales and ponds, ditches, networks of pedestrian, cycle and equestrian routes, and service corridors. As well as being valuable for the public with space for active and passive recreation, they provide wildlife corridors and havens for natural flora.
Within developments they can help define neighbourhoods and boundaries, screen or filter views, add greening and all year-round interest, and provide space for connecting with nature. They can link to the wider urban network and greenspaces beyond both in the countryside and within settlements.
The best green infrastructure solutions deliver great value with amenity and wildlife benefits contributing to enhanced sales, better health and wellbeing. They also offer sustainable climate change mitigation and adaptation. Green infrastructure can also be incorporated into building design through green roofs and living walls.
Our reputation for quality of service and project success has been established over a period of more than 35 years.
Our green infrastructure services are provided by our Chartered Landscape Architects and Ecologists, supported by in-house complementary expertise in Environmental Assessment and Visualisation.
We can provide strategies to either enhance existing, or create new, green infrastructure networks as part of high-quality proposals that deliver added value to developments.
Our team can work with you to integrate green infrastructure into the planning and design of your proposals and incorporate measures into management plans. Early consideration to identify long term management implementation agencies and seeking cost effective future management costs can pay benefits.
Using our extensive skills and experience, we can work with you at all stages of project planning.
Please contact one of our team to discuss how we can help you.
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