The Land Trust Blog

28th July 2020

No more prizes for Value You: how a broader range of values is influencing new development

In the second of a series of blogs, Land Trust Head of Business Development, Trevor Adey, discusses the importance of being able to measure the value of green spaces and says that developers who think about a broader set of values will continue to attract investors, build stronger reputations and create and preserve better places.

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22nd July 2020

The Land Trust calls on property developers to change approach as £2.5m of social value created on the charity’s service charge sites in 2019-20

National land management charity, the Land Trust, has called for property developers to consider green space a vital component of all new developments, and to put a long term plan for stewardship in place at the commencement of a development, to maintain these areas for the long term benefit of homeowners and the wider community.

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21st July 2020

Northumberlandia – Updated site closure details July 2020

The Land Trust is working hard to ensure the communities surrounding its 70+ sites still have access to green space for daily exercise during this time. However, it is essential for the health and safety of our visitors and colleagues that we take appropriate measures to comply with government advice during the Coronavirus outbreak.

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The Land Trust Blog

8th July 2020

BLOG – More street trees please: four simple steps to durable delivery

The suburban housing estate where my parents live in Newcastle was built back in the 1960s, with one new tree per house being part of the marketing campaign: a nice little developer’s sales pitch that has clearly fallen out of favour in the intervening period. But now they are back!

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2nd July 2020

Biodiversity Net Gain: The Land Trust welcomes further progress on British Standard for design and implementation of schemes

The Land Trust welcomes the further progress of Biodiversity Net Gain and the consultation on the British Standard for the design and implementation of schemes.

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