The Green Infrastructure Consultancy

Welcome to the  website of the Green Infrastructure Consultancy. The Green Infrastructure Consultancy is the new name for the Green Roof Consultancy and has been adopted to reflect the wide range of projects that we are now involved with.

Green Infrastructure Consultancy Services

As well as the green roof advocacy, training, policy and design, we are now involved with the planning and design of living walls and rain gardens as well as other green infrastructure elements. Fuller details in the ‘What We Do’ section of the website.

The Green Infrastructure Consultancy is part owned by The Ecology Consultancy which is itself part of the Temple Group. For more information on our services, projects and staff click on the relevant tabs at the top of the page.

Through our sister company in Switzerland we provide multilingual training and consultancy in Europe and the Middle East. Information in French and German is available via links at the very top of the page.

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Green roof inspections and sign offs are becoming increasing important

Green roof inspections and sign offs are becoming increasing important

Green roof inspections are becoming increasingly important. Inspections are now being required by planning authorities, especially in London, to ensure that a green roof fulfils planning conditions. So where does GIC come in? Firstly,  GIC specialises in detailed green roof specifications. This gets it right from the start. And secondly we have a track record… Read More

Green infrastructure factor – a tool for landscape planning

The Green infrastructure factor is a tool to ensure landscape is properly considered in planning urban development. The Greater London Authority (GLA) is considering incorporating the factor into the new London Plan. Last year GIC worked on a report for the GLA with TEC and Temple Group. Although the green space factor (GSF) maybe a more familiar term,  the green… Read More

The Greening Permit In Paris

The Greening Permit In Paris

Gardening in the streets of Paris? That’s allowed! Since June 30, 2015, the Paris Greening Permit has provided 2500 people with an opportunity to get involved in greening the city. Thanks to this new programme, every Parisian can become a gardener for a local, otherwise barren, site of their choice. There are almost no limits… Read More