Environmental restoration

Hadleigh Farm

By SDRN on 30th April 2013
Found in: Case Studies

Location: The mountain biking venue for the London 2012 Olympics at Hadleigh Farm is adjacent to Hadleigh Country Park, which lies within the Thames Gateway in South Essex.

Olympic Park

By SDRN on 30th April 2013
Found in: Case Studies

Location: The Olympic Park for the London 2012 Games, which hosts many of the indoor venues and the Olympic Stadium itself.

Heartlands

By SDRN on 14th February 2013
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: Pool, Cornwall

AIM: To deliver an inspiring, low carbon, sustainable community development which is accessible to all and which celebrates and enriches understanding of the local culture, heritage and natural environment.

Neighbourhoods Green

By SDRN on 14th February 2013
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: UK-wide.

AIM: To develop and coordinate a national Neighbourhoods Green partnership project which champions good quality design, management and use of social housing green space; to establish local and regional housing/green space networks supported through Neighbourhoods Green to deliver practical green space initiatives; to build a robust evidence base from which to advocate the role of green space in place making.

Peterborough Environment City Trust

By SDRN on 14th June 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: Peterborough.

AIM: To lead and support the city of Peterborough in establishing itself as “the UK’s Environment Capital”; to act as an examplar of how to deliver truly sustainable growth in order to improve the overall quality of life of its people, communities and environment.

Green Estate

By SDRN on 13th April 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: South Sheffield

AIM: To address the universal poor quality of the public open space in the area; to use the Manor and Castle Single Regeneration Budget programme to address issues of social exclusion and build social capital; and, to ensure a lasting legacy after grant funding.

Big Wildlife Garden

By SDRN on 12th April 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: UK-wide

AIM: To inspire individuals, communities, schools and businesses around the UK to turn available spaces into wildlife havens, in an effort to create ‘Living Landscapes’ across the UK.

Low Carbon West Oxford

By SDRN on 29th March 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: West Oxford

AIM: To reduce the carbon footprint of West Oxford through encouraging and enabling more sustainable lifestyles amongst residents.

Defra’s Nature Improvement Areas

By SDRN on 9th March 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: 12 locations, UK-wide.

AIM: To create wildlife havens, restore habitats and encourage local people to get involved with nature.

London 2012 Changing Places

By SDRN on 1st March 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: East London.

AIM: Drawing inspiration from the Olympic Park’s regeneration, the Changing Places Programme was established to: (a) inspire surrounding communities to improve public spaces, such as parks, open spaces and watersides; (b) enable people to learn new interests and skills; and (c) to enable long-lasting improvements in the quality of the local environment beyond the period of the Olympic Games.

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