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12 Sep, 2017

Urban Parks – new idea new legislation – National Park City

Posted by: Geoff Davis In: Biodiversity|Driveway|garden|Government Schemes|green|Green building|Green Eco Building|Green roof|London|regulations

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Turn London into an urban park? What a great idea. This is not really some crowd concept, it has to come from legislation on:

  • green aspects of new developments (mostly, green features in the initial artist’s impression stage, all removed when built)
  • front gardens and conversion to drives and mini car parks (use grass-crete, or grass paving, or just ban drives now, since a road parking space is removed by having a drive)
  • build links and pathways between green areas to make wildlife corridors
  • ban toxic pesticides on green principles
  • ban plastic artificial grass (which is appearing everywhere, and was even in The Times gardening section)
  • use more green walls, green roof technology (yes we know is expensive for return)
  • practical steps rather than nice websites and magazine articles.

Promote green building to increase biodiversity and reduce carbon by absorption.

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Here is the website for London Urban Park >

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