Education Children playing in a SuDS component

In addition to improvements to the visual appearance of a development, many SuDS components have been used for recreational and educational purposes with schemes located in school grounds.

Where SuDS are included on schools sties there is good evidence to suggest SuDS can play a role in extending or enhancing educational opportunities, in schools or elsewhere. The diagram below shows the benefits pathway. There are also a number of case studies on this website that demonstrate the value that SuDS can contribute to schools, by providing attractive landscaping and an educational resource right on their door step often dispelling some of the myths around health and safety concerns that can be reduced through good design and engagement.
Education benefits pathway


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