Resources & Links

A selection of links to websites and resources giving a bit of background knowledge of the fields we work in.

What is Green Infrastructure?
Advice, research, promotion of green roofs
European Federation of Green Roof Associations
The Ecology Consultancy
The Temple Group
Ecosystems Knowledge Network
Green Infrastructure Partnership
The Community for Sustainable Drainage
Small Scale Green Roofs DIY Guide
The Water Sensitive City by Gary Grant
Ecosystem Services Come to Town by G Grant
Urban greening Goiania, Brazil
Green4Cities, Vienna
EC Green Infrastructure Platform

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City of London adopts the urban greening policy | UGF

City of London adopts the urban greening policy | UGF

The  City of London’s Planning and Transportation Committee, recently backed an ambitious Local Plan ‘City Plan 2036’  This marks a move to improve the quality of the environment of the Square Mile. Furthermore, it recognises the need to deal with the  pressing issues of climate change, health and wellbeing. City of London | Local Plan… Read More

Cambridge green roof policy workshop and seminar May 2018

Cambridge green roof policy workshop and seminar May 2018

GIC recently provided a seminar/workshop for Cambridge City Council on green roofs.  The council sees green roofs as an important element within the new the local plan. Therefore, with GIC’s skill and knowledge of green roofs the purpose of the day was to help frame how to take this policy forward. GIC has been instrumental… Read More

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