Conservation and green space improvement
We feel passionate about everyone having access to a local green space nearby, somewhere they can feel safe and a place where they can thrive in harmony with the nature and wildlife around them.
We work with local authorities and housing associations who face the challenge of antisocial behaviour such as litter, vandalism and graffiti as well as overgrown areas that deter people from spending time in these spaces.
We specialise in the improvement of green spaces nestled away in the heart of urban communities, especially in areas of deprivation. Our work can vary between small, neglected areas of green wasteland, to larger, under-utilised woodlands and parks.
We work closely with your management plans and with conservationists to ensure the work is carried out in a way that supports your vision and is sympathetic to the surrounding environment.
Our work at Holy Brook Nook involved coppicing hazel and willow and then used these materials to build natural fences and a roundhouse play space. We also managed soft and hard landscaping, including creating new paths and walkways to increase footfall through a previously dead end area.
With our friendly, welcoming approach, we work in partnership with the local community and invite everyone to be involved. We find this approach fosters community ownership and pride. We also integrate our social prescribing service with our conservation and green space improvement, liaising with GPs and social prescribers to signpost people living with physical and mental health challenges to our programmes.