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Arboriculturist or Tree Consultant?

I’ve always been proud of my role as an arboriculturist. Feeling a deep connection with nature and being able to help people using an intimate knowledge of such a niche subject has huge appeal and charm. At the same time, I have never been comfortable with the title ‘arboriculturist’ or the even more tongue tying ‘arboriculturalist’ […]

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Join our team: Senior Landscape Architect (12 month post)

We’re recruiting for a Senior Landscape Architect to join us in a 12 month post (maternity cover). As part of a busy team based in a modern studio space in the vibrant Ancoats area of Manchester, you will be responsible for leading, managing and delivering landscape architecture and design projects across a wide range of […]

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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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Urban Green Arboriculturist lands new role to launch RHS Bridgewater garden

It’s a goodbye this week as Josh Corbett, Arboricultural Consultant leaves us for pastures new. Josh has been presented with a really exciting opportunity to join the RHS team to help develop their new garden at RHS Bridgewater. The 62 hectare garden at Worsley Old Hall in Salford will be the largest gardening project in […]

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We’re dreaming of a white Christmas (and a green new year!)

Just a quick post to say thanks to all the great people we’ve worked with this year. We hope you have a happy and peaceful Christmas and we look forward to more wonderful things to come in 2018. Merry Christmas from all the team at Urban Green   PS. Like many others we’ve skipped 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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Vacancy – Senior/Principal Ecologist

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

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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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