8th July 2024

Green belt review must place social value at its heart, urges the Land Trust as it reveals £5billion opportunity

Following today’s announcement from Chancellor, Rachel Reeves laying out plans to write to local councils and planning authorities to review green belt boundaries, while also prioritising “brownfield and grey belt land” for housing needs, Alan Carter, Chief Executive at the Land Trust commented:

24th June 2024

The Land Trust invites expressions of interest for managing agent at Northumberlandia and Weetslade Country Park

The Land Trust is tendering for a managing agent at Northumberlandia and Weetslade Country Park, with a new contract starting from November 2024.

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24th February 2023

Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace (SANG) and Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG)

The Land Trust is seeing an increasing number of its pipeline SANG incorporating BNG into design and management plans in order to achieve the necessary gain in biodiversity for the related development. In some instances, developers are seeking to deliver more gains than are required with a view of trading excess Biodiversity Units (BU) to […]

14th December 2022

Management Companies and Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG)

Whilst there is debate about whether onsite or offsite BNG is best as proven by our recent BNG research most future developments will incorporate onsite BNG and therefore its management will be a key consideration for developers and Local Planning Authorities (LPA) across England. Land Trust recently surveyed 84 house builders and land promoters about […]

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Northumberlandia Food & Craft Market


4th August 2024 | 10am - 3pm

Dog & Family Fun Day

The Avenue Country Park

11th August 2024 | 10:00 - 15:00

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Walking Routes

There’s a walk for everyone, regardless of age, ability or fitness level because we believe that access to good quality, connected networks and green spaces should be inclusive.

Placekeeping: Our vision

This document outlines the impact our charity has had in its first 15 years and our vision for the future.

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