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16Sep 2013
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Greenstreets@Counters Creek – The ultra-urban SuDS challenge!

Celeste Morgan, AECOM   To what extent can SuDS be retrofitted in a high density urban environment? That question has rung out in the industry in response to a number of great examples being forwarded from the UK and abroad …

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17Jun 2013
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How does a community green up their environment?

Owen Davies, Sustainability Engineer, Lambeth Council   Sunday 9th June was a typical British Summer day, overcast, cold and damp with a gentle North Easterly breeze ensuring temperatures would not exceed 15+, as a family we were considering whether to …

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13Jun 2013
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Doing the Lambeth walk – delivering greener streets in Lambeth (No.5)

Paul Shaffer, Associate at CIRIA and susdrain On May 11 a bright but damp Saturday morning (with the ever present threat of more potential rain) Sustrans and Lambeth Council Green Streets project delivered another community engagement event, this time with …

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31Jan 2013
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Doing the Lambeth walk – delivering greener streets in Lambeth (No. 3)

Paul Shaffer, Associate at CIRIA and susdrain Saturday 26 January 2013 was the third public consultation meeting on the Lambeth Green Streets project. Despite threats of snow and rain we were greeted with a fresh sunny morning for the “drop …

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15Jan 2013
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Communities and Surface Water Management…Can it happen?

Owen Davies, Sustainability Engineer, Lambeth Council In my blog in October 2012, I raised the question of how communities can help deliver surface water management for the LLFA by asking the question of “how can we help?” so what can …

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15Dec 2012
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Doing the Lambeth walk – delivering greener streets in Lambeth (No. 2)

Paul Shaffer, Associate at CIRIA and susdrain 10 November 2012 was a damp autumnal Saturday afternoon and saw the second stage of the Lambeth Green Streets project kick off. The local church hall in Chatsworth Way was the venue for …

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09Oct 2012
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Doing the Lambeth walk – delivering greener streets in Lambeth

Paul Shaffer, Associate at CIRIA and susdrain   6 October 2012, (a sunny autumnal) Saturday morning saw the first stage of a community engagement process for an exciting and innovative project to bring Green Streets to Lambeth, which in essence …

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08Oct 2012
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Communities and surface water management… is it a no brainer?

Owen Davies, Sustainability Engineer, Lambeth Council   There is a distinct divide between who provides flood defence and who benefits and it is apparent that this divide should or does not need to be questioned it’s a basic formula which …

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