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Wed 25/05/22, 9.30am–12.30pm
Related Events: Natural London

We will consider the challenges in delivering improvements to London's air quality and present innovative air quality improvement projects and programmes, including low emission streets and neighbourhoods.

Past Event

Wed 26/01/22
Related Events: Natural London

We will consider current planning policy, legislation and guidance and outline useful planning conditions in relation to trees and development.


09.45 Registration

10.00 Welcome & Introduction, Paul Dodd (UDL)

10.10 Planning Policy & Trees update, Anne Jaluzot (Independent Green Infrastructure Planning Consultant)

10.30 How to develop a Tree Strategy, Anne Jaluzot (Independent Green Infrastructure Planning Consultant)

11.00 Developer Perspectives, Andrew Taylor (Countryside)

11.25 Delivering Green Infrastructure through Planning, Howard Gray (GreenBlue Urban)

11.30 Break

11.40 Local Authority Perspectives, Chryse Tinsley (Leicester City Council)

12.10 Protecting London’s Street Trees, Michelle Ryan (TFL)

13.00 Close

Past Event

Thu 11/11/21, 10am–12.30pm
Related Events: Natural London

Proposed changes to the planning system include the preparation of design codes to improve the quality of planning applications and speed up the planning process. This session will consider the key elements of a street code for green infrastructure.


10.00 Welcome, Paul Dodd (UDL)

10.10 Planning Policy Update, Hannah Williams (Principal Ecologist, WSP)

10.30 Planning for and Establishing Healthy Trees, Sue James (TDAG)

11.00 Break

11.10 Coding Streets for Blue Infrastructure, Helen McHollan (Associate Director, Illman Young Landscape Design)

11.30 Green Codes for Residential Development: Welborne Garden Village, Jemma Hall (LDA Design)
11.50 Sighthill: Delivering Green Infrastructure through Landscape Led Masterplanning, Rory Wilson (LDA Design)

12.10 Street Trees, Highways and Underground Services: In Detail, Ian Hingley (Urban Movement)

12.30 Close

Past Event

Thu 30/09/21, 9.30am–12.30pm
Related Events: Natural London

This hands-on session will explain why we need an Urban Greening Factor (UGF) and include workshops on how to apply the UGF to a variety of development sites and contexts.


09.30 Welcome, Paul Dodd, UDL

09.40 What’s new?, Rebecca Moberly, PAS

10.10 The London Plan Policies and the Urban Greening

Factor Unpacked, Samantha Davenport, GLA

10.50 Break

11.00 Learning from emerging best practice, Samantha Paul, Spacehub

12.00 Discussion: We will discuss these recent advances in policy and guidance and reflect on what else we might do to help create more sustainable development

12.30 Close

Past Event

Wed 14/07/21, 9.30am–12.30pm
Related Events: Natural London

Workspaces that offer people accessible, connected and productive amenity space to meet and work in will be a priority in the coming years. Here we will investigate recent trends in biodiverse workspaces and highlight best practice examples and case studies from the UK and abroad.

Agenda includes:

  • A Greener Place, A Healthier Place

- Katie Le Chevalier, Planteria Group.

  • Re-thinking the Bürolandschaft

- Heike Neurohr, Hawkins Brown.

  • Detailing Long Life Green Workspaces

- Leighton Pace, Exterior Architecture.

  • Biodiverse City

- Rosie Sargen, Spacehub.

Past Event

Thu 24/06/21
Related Events: Natural London

We will be taking a small group of delegates to see some best practice examples of green walls and green roofs in central London. We are planning to film the event and broadcast the footage during an online Lunch & Learn session on June 30th when delegates will get the opportunity to discuss the film and quiz our guides and green infrastructure experts – Dusty Gedge and Russell Hearsum.

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