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Vacancy – Graduate Arboriculturist

Graduate Arboriculturist Urban Green are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Arboriculturist to join our team. Working in our modern studio space within the vibrant Ancoats area of Manchester, you must be passionate about landscape and design. Key Responsibilities The successful candidate will be responsible for the completion of tree surveys in […]

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Vacancy – Senior Landscape Architect

We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated and talented Senior Landscape Architect to join our dynamic team. Working in our modern studio space within the vibrant Ancoats area of Manchester, you must be passionate about landscape and design. You will be responsible for leading, managing and delivering multidisciplinary landscape architecture and design projects across […]

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What is Landscape Management?

Landscape Management is the care of land to ensure that landscapes fulfil the needs and aspirations of present and future communities in an effective and sustainable manner.  What role does National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) have? The NPPF plays a key role in landscape management.  With the drive towards no net biodiversity loss as a result […]

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Urban Green continues to boost team

Manchester-based design and environmental consultancy Urban Green has appointed two arboricultural consultants Elisa Dore and Karen O’Shea to strengthen its busy and expanding team. The company recently moved to new premises in vibrant Ancoats Urban Village in response to its continued growth. Elisa Dore, formerly of Jacobs Engineering UK brings more than 15 years’ consultancy […]

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Choose Love Manchester

Please support this amazing event. All money raised will go to the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. Inspired by the final line of the Tony Walsh poem at the Town Hall, “Choose Love Manchester” brings together some of the finest DJs in our fair city to pay respects to those lost, injured and otherwise affected by the […]

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Vacancy – Graduate Landscape Architect

We are looking for a highly motivated and talented 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 busy team, involved in a diverse range of challenging and exciting schemes across the UK.  In […]

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Great Crested Newts – survey season

A quick reminder from Urban Green of the newt survey (GCN) survey season.  Great crested newts (GCN) and their habitats are protected by European law. GCN survey reports and mitigation plans are required for developments that could affect protected species, as part of obtaining planning permission. Do you need a GCN survey? A survey must be undertaken […]

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New homes in Lancaster

Outline planning consent has been granted by Lancaster City Council for 90 new homes in the village of Halton, Lancaster. The 13-acre site, currently used as agricultural pasture land, will provide a mix of two to four bed high quality and high specification detached and semi-detached family homes, with 40% designated as affordable. The development will […]

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EIA Regulations – what the changes mean to you

Our Senior Landscape Planner, Chantelle Schulz explains the new Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive (2014/52/EU) and its impact on UK legislation as it comes into effect Tuesday 16th May 2017. The European Directive adopted a revised EIA Directive in 2014 with the aim to: Ensure proportionate and high quality EIAs are undertaken across member states. Reduce the burden on developers and decision makers by […]

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It’s Hedgehog Awareness Week!

Urban Green like to play their part in helping hedgehogs. Orphaned baby hedgehogs need specialist care. Pictured is one of a group of babies found during the day time in a garden after their mother had died. It was rescued and taken to a RSPCA wildlife hospital. By early winter hedgehogs need to be big […]

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Double Planning Success in Cheshire!

Two residential schemes; Coppenhall Way and Wilkinson House, both in Sandbach secured full planning permission last week by Cheshire East Council. Working on behalf of Thorngrove Developments Ltd, Urban Green led the scheme layout and design providing masterplanning, landscape architecture, arboriculture and ecology services. Collaborating closely with the project team including MAZE Planning Solutions and […]

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