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Balornock Urban Garden Scheme, Glasgow

Balornock Urban Garden Scheme, Glasgow

Balornock Urban Gardens Scheme, Glasgow In 2004, members of Balornock Allotment Association approached Balornock Primary School to see if they were interested in taking over an allotment. The school agreed and a joint project (BUGS) was set up. The allotment is used...
Ashton Green, Leicester

Ashton Green, Leicester

Ashton Green, Leicester Ashton Green is a greenfield site developed with 3000 houses, retail developments, business areas, two schools, sports facilities, a library and public open spaces. 30% of the development is roofed or paved and thick clay soils make...
Ardler Village Trust

Ardler Village Trust

Ardler Village Trust, Dundee Ardler was originally a Local Authority housing estate built in the late 1960s with over 3200 flats in six multi-storey buildings housing nearly 8000 people. The area suffered economic decline during the 1980s and studies in the 1990s...
Allotments in Newcastle

Allotments in Newcastle

Allotments in Newcastle This report investigates the benefits of having an allotment for residents of Newcastle. It seeks to fill a gap in the knowledge around why people choose to maintain an allotment. Three main reasons were identified: Being able to grow one’s...
Susdrain Case Studies

Susdrain Case Studies

Susdrain Case Studies   There are a large number of case studies available on the Susdrain website, showcasing different approaches to sustainable drainage in the UK. They vary greatly according to the type of measure used, the scale of the project and the...