Improving wellbeing through urban nature – evening presentation

6pm, Wednesday 2 May Aspect House, Nottingham Email fdelaney@slrconsulting.com or telephone 0115 964 7280 for more information and to book. SLR Consulting Ltd. welcomes you to an evening presentation by Dr Nicola Dempsey of the University of Sheffield. We know that regular access to a healthy natural environment can contribute to the health and wellbeing of the population. We also know that a healthy natural environment can have the most benefit for those with the highest levels of ill health. However, this potential is not … Read full story

Old Market Square

Old Market Square Location Old Market Square – Nottingham Lead landscape architect Gustafson Porter LLP Client Nottingham City Council Website http://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk Other info Photo: Nottingham City Council Category Waterways and wetlands … Read full story

Loughborough Magistrates Court

In 2008 a new courthouse and surrounding landscape were completed in Loughborough for HMCS. SLR Consulting Ltd Landscape Team within the Nottingham and Leeds Offices worked as part of a large development and project team to design the landscape surrounding the proposed new Magistrates Court, including hard and soft works details from design development to on site completion. This was a particularly sensitive project posing many design constraints related to the prosecution service and the care of prisoners. The positioning … Read full story

Leicester City Centre public realm

The centre of Leicester’s city centre has been transformed in recent years. The driving force has been the coming of John Lewis. The city council committed to improving its city centre streets and spaces to upgrade the city. At the same time the cultural quarter was being created. Rafaels Vinoly’s award winning Curve Theatre is the centre piece of this area. It is here that arts projects are clustered. There is an enterprise centre for arts business; the LCB depot, … Read full story

Former sunken garden, Hyson Green

An unused and unattractive sunken garden in Hyson Green was known for being a “No’go” area by local people. It was an area which attracted crime, vandalism and graffiti and one which as suffered neglect over recent years. Groundwork Greater Nottingham developed the scheme and raised the gardens ground level to create a safer environment. The area was given a new lease of life with inspiring landscaping, a new seating area, and the installation of artwork which was created from … Read full story

Colliers Wood

Colliers Wood, created on the site of the former Moorgreen Colliery is a community woodland that forms part of the Greenwood Community Forest. Although it has been restored fairly recently it is already developing a rich mosaic of habitats. The woodlands, hedgerows meadows and ponds are attracting a wide range of wildlife. Animals, birds and insects are returning to what was until recently a ravaged landscape. Location Colliers Wood Lead landscape architect Groundwork Greater Nottingham Client Broxtowe Borough council / … Read full story