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Gloucester green infrastructure network

Managing flood water has become a major concern for Gloucester following 2007’s Severn floods. The Environment Agency is working on alleviation schemes and flood storage areas could provide wildlife parks with public access. A Severn floodplain park is also proposed and a city-centre ecological park would give residents access to meadowlands.

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    Liverpool green infrastructure network

    Liverpool’s green map shows civic parks running north to south, with large open spaces to the east. Vegetation spreads along railways and roads in the west, with green belt in the south.

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    Hackney and Islington green infrastructure network

    Hackney has generous green spaces in its north and east, including part of the London 2012 site. Islington, by contrast, has the least green space per head in London, with Highbury Fields one of its few green spaces.

  • Grey to Green campaign

    Grey to Green campaign

    Green infrastructure does not receive anything like the investment or management that goes into grey infrastructure. Grey to Green will fuel a debate about whether this is smart, given the dangers of climate change and the opportunities to improve public health.