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Groundwork North East

LAND & NEIGHBOURHOODS Enhancing the places where people live, work and play


LAND & NEIGHBOURHOODS Enhancing the places where people live, work and play

Groundwork North East has an experienced team of highly skilled, well trained and passionate staff to deliver quality land and neighbourhoods programmes across the region. Heritage Landscape Breathing new life into neglected spaces, giving back the identity the space once had and searching for new opportunities to celebrate the heritage.

Housing Regeneration Working with housing bodies, developers, private landlords and regeneration bodies to improve the social and environmental fabric of urban areas.

Recreation Creating or improving community gardens, parks, play areas, footpaths and natural spaces which are well designed, relevant to the needs of local people and attractive havens for wildlife.

Community Landscape Helping people take part in decision making affecting the areas where they live, work and play.

Urban and Rural Regeneration Coupling professional design expertise with extensive experience of engaging residents to create attractive, wellused and community owned spaces.

Business Regeneration

Key Strengths: • A passion and talent for creating practical and inspirational landscapes for people and communities

Developing ‘green business parks’ to help companies improve their business practices, premises and their local environments.

• Knowledge of both communities and the environment

Landscape Appraisals

• Community consultation and stakeholder participation

Formulating Strategic Development Plans by working with local communities to identify their needs and issues and establish a vision.

Woodland and Conservation Enabling people to reconnect to the natural environment.

Sustainable Development Linking professional expertise and successful working in partnerships to generate a holistic approach towards sustainable development.

Schools and Natural Play Developing innovative designs for play space that recognise the power of the natural environment to provide interest, challenge, learning and fun.

Groundwork North East Grosvenor House 29 Market Place Bishop Auckland County Durham DL14 7NP

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Housing Regeneration

LAND & NEIGHBOURHOODS Enhancing the places where people live, work and play


LAND & NEIGHBOURHOODS Enhancing the places where people live, work and play

Housing Regeneration

The Benefits: • Improved quality of life and pride of place • Community ownership

Groundwork is experienced in helping people take part in decision making affecting the areas where they live, work and play. When communities are involved in making their neighbourhood a better place to live, improvements are more likely to last.

• Improved safety and access • Reduced maintenance costs • Community-led and focused regeneration

We couple professional design expertise with extensive experience of engaging residents to create community spaces which are integrated with the natural environment and promote sustainable living. We work with housing bodies, developers, private landlords and regeneration bodies to improve the social and environmental fabric of urban areas.

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Business Regeneration

LAND & NEIGHBOURHOODS Enhancing the places where people live, work and play


LAND & NEIGHBOURHOODS Enhancing the places where people live, work and play

Business Regeneration

The Benefits: • Increased visibility and publicity

Groundwork helps businesses stay competitive and profitable by improving their environmental performance. We are developing a number of ‘green business parks’ where we help companies improve their business practices, premises and the local environment at the same time.

• Unlocking land value and attracting investment  • Increased utilisation and occupancy  • Stakeholder led development  • Improved facilities seating, lighting, bins, etc  • Better access for pedestrians and cyclists  • Healthier work environment  • Reduced maintenance costs

Our aim is to show that businesses can become more profitable and successful if they take a more responsible attitude towards the environment and their local community. Successful regeneration projects in North East business parks and high streets demonstrate our experience.

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Schools and Natural Play

LAND & NEIGHBOURHOODS Enhancing the places where people live, work and play


LAND & NEIGHBOURHOODS Enhancing the places where people live, work and play

Schools and Natural Play Groundwork’s natural play programme contributes to the overall, physical, cognitive, and emotional development of children by creating exciting recreational spaces that make use of natural features such as landform, vegetation and water. With appropriate designs young people can create their own play environment in ways that suit their own needs, desires and imaginations.

The Benefits: • Creative, innovative and imaginative play areas • Improves children’s health and helps enhance general wellbeing • Diverse designs to suit children and families of all ages and abilities • Reduced installation and maintenance costs • Environmentally friendly materials and designs • Sustainable landscape with low carbon footprint

Building on our experience and good practice from abroad we are developing innovative designs for play space that recognise the power of the natural environment to provide interest, challenge, learning and fun.

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Sustainable Development

LAND & NEIGHBOURHOODS Enhancing the places where people live, work and play


LAND & NEIGHBOURHOODS Enhancing the places where people live, work and play

Sustainable Development

The Benefits: • Reduced maintenance costs • Improved biodiversity

Groundwork links professional expertise and successful partnership work to generate a holistic approach towards sustainable development. In the region we are leading in promoting sustainable forms of energy.

• Multifunctional open spaces • Economic and environmental sustainability • Effective resource management • Integrated long term solution • Climate change adaptation

We encourage adults and children to change their behaviour by helping them understand and appreciate how individual actions at home, school and at work can make a real difference to the global environment.

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