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We are hiring! Senior / Principal Ecologist

We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated and talented Senior / Principal Ecologist to join our dynamic team. Working in our modern studio space in Manchester, you must be passionate about ecology and the environment. You will be responsible for leading, managing and delivering ecology projects across a diverse range of challenging and exciting […]

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Vacancy: Graduate Landscape Architect

We are looking for a highly motivated and talented Graduate Landscape Architect with a minimum of 12 months experience working in practice to join our dynamic and experienced team. Working in our new studio space within the vibrant Ancoats area of Manchester, the role is to be part of a growing team, involved in a […]

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Going live….new tree trail app for Cambridge

Check out our latest tree trail project www.chh.treetrail.co.uk This week sees the the launch of a new interactive tree trail to encourage people to discover more about the trees around them.  It’s been commissioned by Cambridge City Council for a popular public park at Cherry Hinton Hall.  The site includes a Grade II listed Victorian […]

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We are hiring! Year Out / Graduate Landscape Architect

We are looking for a highly motivated and talented Year Out / Graduate Landscape Architect to join our dynamic and experienced team. Working in our new studio space within the vibrant Ancoats area of Manchester, the role is to be part of a growing team, involved in a diverse range of challenging and exciting schemes […]

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Saving slow-worms in Somerset

Saving slow-worms – a protected species Urban Green’s Ecology team are down in Somerset this week, working on a site where a new supermarket is to be created on a re-developed industrial site in the town of Chard.  A crucial condition of planning permission being granted was that the small population of slow-worms were caught […]

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Natural Capital Planning Tool launched today

Urban Green proud to be project partner Today sees the launch of the Natural Capital Planning Tool (NCPT), developed by the University of Birmingham with support from many UK organisations including Urban Green.  With a UK wide Natural Capital assessment promised within the Governments 25 Year Environmental Plan this type of valuation is set to […]

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Join our Team: Arboricultural Consultant vacancy

Urban Green is looking for qualified consultant with a minimum of 3 years’ experience who shares the same passion and enthusiasm for trees that helps us in our mission. Although most of our day-to-day work is BS5837 and VTAs, we don’t just do tree surveys and reports here.  Working alongside our Landscape Architects, Ecologists, 3D […]

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A new era for nature-led development?

With the governments’ recent commitment to building an extra 300,000 homes a year until 2022, there is an ever increasing pressure on land for development, at an increasing threat to wildlife. Read this article by Ecologist Rosie McEwing on how we could develop homes for both people and wildlife alike:  A document recently published by The […]

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Five new faces for Urban Green

Urban Green continues to expand our Landscape Design, Arboriculture and Ecology teams with five recent appointments bringing the total of staff working in our Ancoats studio to 26. From left: Mark Evans, Jack Tibbs, Demi Burns, Michael Garrett, Rosie McEwan The Landscape and Urban Design team has been strengthened with the addition of Mark Evans […]

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Planning Visualisations

To support your planning requirements, Urban Green provides photo realistic visualisations and mapping. VERIFIED VIEWS Often required as part of an LVIA or TVIA by a planning authority, verified views utilise survey and mapping data from agreed viewpoints. This gives a photomontage robustness and stands up to scrutiny during the planning process and ultimately at […]

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New interactive tree trail for University of Manchester

Today sees the launch of a new interactive Tree Trail commissioned by the University of Manchester to encourage people to get outdoors and discover more about the trees around them. The project is led by the University’s Environmental Sustainability team and has been designed to inspire people to to learn something new about the trees […]

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Planning Success! Luxury in Lymm

Warrington BC has given the go-ahead to construct 6 six-bedroom luxurious detached houses on the former Cotebrook House care home site. The house has stood empty for over two years and will be demolished as part of the plans. Urban Green was appointed by Lane End Developments to deliver multi-disciplinary design and environmental services as […]

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