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An ecosystem services mapping method for use in green infrastructure planning (The Mersey Forest, June 2015)
This paper sets out an ecosystem services mapping method that spatially assesses supply and demand for 35 functions of green infrastructure. It is designed primarily to inform local government planning.
Weaver Valley Green Infrastructure Plan (The Mersey Forest, 2014)
The case for developing green infrastructure assets in the Weaver Valley, Cheshire
Sankey Valley Green Infrastructure Plan (The Mersey Forest, 2014)
A closer look at the green infrastructure of the Sankey Valley in Merseyside, building upon the city region framework
Telford and Wrekin Local Green Infrastructure Needs Study (The Mersey Forest, June 2013)
A study that identifies the areas of greatest need for green infrastructure in Telford and Wrekin, analyses the quantity, quality and distribution of existing provision, and determines the extent to which there are surpluses and deficiencies.
Carlisle Green Infrastructure Strategy (Rebanks Consulting, November 2011)
A new vision and strategy for the City and the District that builds on the uniqueness and distinctiveness of Carlisle.
Wirral Waters Indicative Economic Assessment (The Mersey Forest, August 2011)
A quantification and valuation of the economic benefits of a proposed programme of improvements to the green infrastructure in the areas around the development at Wirral Waters
Stanley Bank Triangle Estimated Economic Valuation (The Mersey Forest. June 2011)
A quantification and valuation of the estimated economic benefits of the programme of improvements at Stanley Bank funded through the Heritage Lottery Fund and the A570 improvement partnership
Adding Value Through Green Planting (Horticultural Trades Association, 2011)
A case study applying the Green Infrastructure Valuation Toolkit to a residential development in Swindon called The Triangle (leaflet)
Greening the UK for greater dividends - The Triangle case study (Horticultural Trades Association, 2011)
A case study applying the Green Infrastructure Valuation Toolkit to a residential development in Swindon called The Triangle (full document)
Noisiel Park - Assessing returns on landscape management (2011)
A case study applying the Green Infrastructure Valuation Toolkit to a park in Paris
Liverpool Green Infrastructure Strategy (The Mersey Forest, October 2010)
The Mersey Forest's green infrastructure strategy for Liverpool, which received a commendation at the 2011 RTPI Planning Awards.
Green Streets in Ellesmere Port (2009)
Sixty two street trees were planted in four locations across Ellesmere Port in February and March 2009 as part of The Mersey Forest's Green Streets project. This paper describes the project, a real example of green infrastructure in action.
A Green Infrastructure Plan for the Weaver Valley: Interim Report (The Mersey Forest, 2008)
A fairly in-depth and technical description of the method used to undertake the first few steps towards creating a GI plan for the Weaver Valley.
St Helens Urban Fringe Action Plan Final Project Report (The Mersey Forest, June 2006)
This is the final project report of the St Helens Urban Fringe Action Plan (UFAP). St Helens UFAP is a green infrastructure planning approach focused on and part of the Countryside In and Around Towns (CIAT) initiative. This approach demonstrates ways in which the landscape and environmental resource, linked to the planning system, can bring a range of economic, soical and environmental benefits.
St Helens Urban Fringe Action Plan Project Report Appendices (The Mersey Forest, June 2006)
Appendices to accompany the St Helens Urban Fringe Action Plan Final Project Report.
Green infrastructure and local development of the countryside in and around towns (The Mersey Forest, 2006)
This booklet details an approach to integrating the Countryside In and Around Towns Vision into the planning of the urban fringe developed by The Mersey Forest as an exemplar project, focusing on the Metropolitan Borough of St Helens, as part of the wider national Countryside Agency programme.
A Future Green Infrastructure for St Helens
This is a presentation of the St Helens Countryside In and Around Towns project.
Urban Fringe Action Planning in The Mersey Forest St Helens Demonstration Project (The Mersey Forest, 2005)
An overview of the green infrastructure planning approach taken in the Countryside Agency Planning Demonstration Project in St Helens. The approach considers the landscape and existing assets from a functional perspective the specific needs and opportunities in the countryside in and around the town and places this within the local planning context.
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