Case Studies

View of winter gardens in spring

Battersea Park

Battersea Park is a Grade II listed historic park owned by the London Borough of Wandsworth.  It is 83 hectares in si...
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Bute Park

Bute Park is in Cardiff City Centre and was previously part of the grounds of Cardiff Castle.  The 5th Marquess of Bu...
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Slade Farm Meadows

Bournemouth Borough Council

Bournemouth Borough Council is responsible for all of the borough’s public parks and open spaces.  Maintenance ...
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Natural Play Area

Morden Hall Park

Morden Hall Park has been owned by the National Trust since 1941 when it was bequeathed to the Trust by Gilliat Edward Hat...
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Alpine Meadow

Myddelton House Gardens

Myddelton House Gardens was owned by Edward Augustus Bowles, one of Britain’s most famous self-taught gardeners, art...
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Canada Gate at Green Park part of the memorial to Queen Victoria

The Royal Parks

There are eight Royal Parks, which cover 2,000 hectares within London.  They are:

  • Bushy Park (with the...

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View of Parklife Café and Games area

St James’ Park

St James' Park is located in Shirley, Southampton. It is an urban municipal park owned and managed by Southampton City Cou...
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Tatton Park

Tatton Park is a historic estate of 809 hectares.  It was owned by the Egerton family from the late Tudor period unti...
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Festival Gardens

Liverpool Gardens is an iconic waterfront park situated on the site of the former Liverpool International Garden Festival....
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Moss Cider Project

The Moss Cider Project is a small enterprise based in Moss Side, Manchester.  It was founded by Dan Hasler, a Moss Si...
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viewing point on northumberlandia land form


Northumberlandia, The Lady of the North, is a spectacular piece of public art set in a 46 acre community park with free pu...
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high heeled wicker show planted with flowers

Nottingham City Council

Nottingham City Council looks after 136 parks and gardens across the city.  This includes large tourist attractions a...
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Ewes and lambs grazing

Cuerden Valley Park

Cuerden Valley Park is in rural Lancashire.  It was established in 1986 by the Commission for New Towns.  In 199...
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RSPB Visitors centre at rainham marshes

Rainham Marshes Reserve

Rainham Marshes Reserve is owned and managed by the RSPB.  It is set in the Thames Gateway, in the Boroughs of Haveri...
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Saltholme Education and Visitors Centre

Saltholme Wildlife Reserve and Discovery Park

Saltholme wildlife reserve and discovery park is in the heart of the Tees Valley.  The reserve was formally a brining...
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Cattle in the snow

Wyre Community Land Trust

The Wyre Community Land Trust brings together landowners, volunteers and funders to protect and restore the landscape of t...
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View of Arnos Vale Cemetery

Arnos Vale Cemetery

Arnos Vale is a Victorian cemetery which opened in 1839.  The cemetery was designed to be visually attractive in the ...
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Band performing at Brighton bandstand - credit Ant

Bandstand Marathon

Bandstand Marathon is a national community music event which started in 2008 and has spread to bandstands and open perform...
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Langdon Lake

Langdon Lake and Meadow

Langdon Lake and Meadows is a 16 hectare site that was formally agricultural land.  The site includes woodland, grass...
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Disused phone box converted to mini community art gallery


Spacehive is the UK's first crowdfunding platform for civic spaces. From parks and green spaces, to playgrounds and high s...
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Children playing with foam swords

Beam Parklands

Beam Parklands is a 53 hectare site which provides functional flood prevention and public open space for the community. Th...
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Howard Park and Gardens

Howard Park & Gardens is owned and managed by North Hertfordshire District Council. It is a grade 11 listed site locat...
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