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 Housing and 
  planning  

 

Manchester City Council - The Deansgate Metrolink Green Wall

The green wall at Deansgate Metrolink Station was designed to improve the commuting experience for workers and improve biodiversity.

Manchester City Council - NOMA

NOMA is Manchester City's £800 million regeneration scheme putting sustainability at its heart.

Stockport Council - Sustainable Planning

Stockport Council has been designated as a Mayoral Development Corporation, and will be putting green development at the heart of development work in Stockport Town Centre.

Southampton City Council – Green Factor

Southampton City Council is adopting a broader approach to make the city greener. All developments in the city centre will be asked to assess their green potential, including green walls and roofs.

Oldham Council – The Oldham Code

Oldham Council is developing the Oldham Code, which will place sustainability at the heart of planning in the borough.

Leeds City Council - Spatial Planning Strategy

Leeds City Council’s Planning Framework is seeking to help ‘future proof’ Leeds from the impacts of climate change. The council will use the Leeds Climate Commission’s roadmap to detail how it could become carbon neutral by 2030.

Islington Council – Carbon Offsetting

Through Islington’s ‘Local Plan’, the council are setting sustainable planning standards and design policies for new and refurbished buildings, focussing on energy efficiency using high standard fabrics and specified heating systems in order to achieve net zero carbon.

Bradford City Council – Planning and Sustainable Travel

Bradford City Council have worked with the West Yorkshire Low Emissions Strategy (WYLES) and the West Yorkshire local authorities to improve air quality.