Improving wellbeing through urban nature – evening presentation

6pm, Wednesday 2 May Aspect House, Nottingham Email 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

Visit to Derby Arboretum and AGM – Thursday, May 25th, 2017

6.30pm -8.30pm Meet at the Cafe, Derby Arboretum, Derby DE23 8FZ Join us for a guided walk of Derby Arboretum with Mick McNaught (Derby City Parks) followed by refreshments and the branch AGM, including a short presentation on the Landscape Institute Business Plan 2017-2018 from Andy Wallace, LI Head of Finance and Operations. 6.30pm  Tour of Derby Arboretum 7.30pm  Branch AGM and presentation from Andy Wallace To download a jpeg of the event flyer, click here. … Read full story

Housing Need and Finance – April 24th, 2017

6.00pm The Parcel Yard, London Road, Leicester, LE2 0QB (near railway station) This seminar is organised by members of the Landscape Institute, RTPI, RICS, RIBA & the Academy of Urbanism. Event is free. Numbers limited to 100. To book a place please email or call 0116 285 6110. 6:00pm Introduction Peter Wilkinson Landmark Planning 6:05pm The Assessment of, and Planning for, Housing Need Grant Butterworth, Leicester City Council (Head of Planning) Patricia Willoughby, Leicestershire CC and the LLEP (Strategic Planning Manager) 6:25pm Housing Finance Mike Kirsopp, Cambridge and Counties Bank (Chief Executive) Download a PDF flyer: Housing Need and Finance … Read full story

RESCHEDULED Emerging New Energy Landscapes of Hydraulic Fracturing with Olaf Schroth – Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

6.00pm start SLR Nottingham Office, Aspect House, Aspect Business Park, Bennerley Road, Nottingham, NG6 8WR Another chance to catch this rescheduled event. Olaf will be discussing the landscape and visual impacts of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) and the related challenges for landscape architects. The session will start with an input presentation about hydraulic fracturing and the specific characteristics of such projects based on experiences from the Marcellus Shale in the US and exploratory wells in Lancashire, UK. Afterwards, Olaf will discuss … Read full story

AGM and Visit from LI President Elect Merrick Denton-Thompson – Thursday, May 5th, 2016,

5.30pm – 8.30pm     Antenna, 9A Beck Street, Nottingham, NG1 1EQ Please join us for our AGM, which will be followed by a talk and discussion with LI President Elect Merrick Denton-Thompson FLI OBE. A buffet will be provided. 5.30pm  Doors open, drinks and food available 6.30pm  Start – introduction and AGM business 6.45pm  LI President Elect Merrick Denton-Thompson, followed by discussion   If you would like to stand for any committee posts or get involved in branch activities … Read full story

Design Quality and Market Value – Monday, April 25th, 2016

6.00pm-7.00pm The Parcel Yard, London Road, Leicester, LE2 0QB (Near the railway station)   6.00pm  Introduction, Peter Wilkinson – Landmark Planning 6.05pm  Paul Collins – Nottingham Trent University 6.15pm  Grant Butterworth – Leicester City Council 6.25pm  James Wilson – Davidsons 6.35 – 7.00pm  Discussion   Seminar organized by members of the Landscape Institute, RTPI, RICS, RIBA & the Academy of Urbanism. Event is free, numbers limited to 100. To book a place email: Tel no: 0116 2856110.   Download … Read full story

The VIP Event – Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

5.45pm buffet, 6.00pm start SLR Nottingham Office, Aspect House, Aspect Business Park, Bennerley Road, Nottingham, NG6 8WR   Carys Swanwick, who acted as Independent Advisor to National Grid on the Visual Impact Provision project, and was recently awarded “Highly Commended” in the Landscape Institute Awards 2015, will be giving a presentation on this topic. See the case study on the LI website. Booking required – contact Simon Higson at or 0115 964 7280.   Download a PDF flyer: LIEM VIP … Read full story

Green Building: Exploring Sustainability in Design – 5 October 2015

5.30-7pm, followed by drinks in the bar The Parcel Yard (formerly Time Bar) London Road Leicester LE2 0QB (near railway station) This is a joint seminar organised by members of Landscape Institute, RTPI, RICS, RIBA and the Academy of Urbanism. The event is free, but numbers are limited to 100. To book a place see contact details on the attached flyer (link below). 5.30pm Arrive 6.00pm Introduction – Peter Wilkinson RTPI EM 6.05pm Peter Conboy, Blueprint Blueprint specialises in the creation of sustainable home and workspaces. Including Phoenix Square, Leicester and … Read full story

Connecting Leicester – Thursday, July 9th, 2015

6.30pm Thursday, July 9th, 2015 Meet at the Clock Tower Haymarket, Leicester Connecting Leicester is a vision to create and provide a connected, safe and family friendly city centre. It is the focus for bringing together the highlights of the city, through a series of priority projects which will make Leicester an attractive destination for shoppers and visitors, support businesses and encourage investors. Join us for a guided walk through the city’s recent priority projects. Download PDF flyer … Read full story

CDM 2015 with Colin Moore – Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

9am-1pm, Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 Antenna, 9A Beck Street, Nottingham, NG1 1EQ   Tickets are 50 for LI Members and can be booked via Eventbrite by clicking here. Substantially revised CDM Regulations came into force on 6 April 2015. Lead designers of projects will be particularly affected because the client must appoint the “designer with control over the pre-construction phase” as Principal Designer with a role similar to that of the CDM-Coordinator in CDM 2007. This seminar will explore the differences between the 2015 and … Read full story