slide1 n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Towards a Worcestershire Green Infrastructure Strategy WPEG, 5 September 2012 Marta Dziudzi Planning Policy Assistant PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Towards a Worcestershire Green Infrastructure Strategy WPEG, 5 September 2012 Marta Dziudzi Planning Policy Assistant

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 13

Towards a Worcestershire Green Infrastructure Strategy WPEG, 5 September 2012 Marta Dziudzi Planning Policy Assistant - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 110 Views
  • Uploaded on

Towards a Worcestershire Green Infrastructure Strategy WPEG, 5 September 2012 Marta Dziudzi Planning Policy Assistant Strategic Planning Team. Content. Purpose : to provide an update on progress towards the Worcestershire Green Infrastructure Strategy What is GI and why should we plan for it?

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Towards a Worcestershire Green Infrastructure Strategy WPEG, 5 September 2012 Marta Dziudzi Planning Policy Assistant' - iniko


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
slide1

Towards a Worcestershire Green Infrastructure Strategy WPEG, 5 September 2012Marta Dziudzi Planning Policy AssistantStrategic Planning Team

content
Content

Purpose: to provide an update on progress towards the Worcestershire Green Infrastructure Strategy

  • What is GI and why should we plan for it?
  • An approach to GI in Worcestershire
  • GI Framework to date
  • Next steps
    • GI Framework continued
    • GI Strategy
what is green infrastructure
What is Green Infrastructure?

West Midlands Green Infrastructure Prospectus (2003)

Green Infrastructure is the network of green spaces and natural elements that intersperse and connect our cities, towns and villages. It is the open spaces, waterways, gardens, woodlands, green corridors, wildlife habitats, street trees, natural heritage and open countryside

why should we plan for it
Why should we plan for it?

National Planning Policy Framework(2012)

Local Plans should address climate change, biodiversity and landscape issues through "planning positively for the creation, protection, enhancement and management of networks of biodiversity and green infrastructure".

Natural Environment White Paper (2011)

Multifunctional benefits of GI:

support economic growth

improve public health, wellbeing and quality of life;

drive biodiversity and the functioning of natural systems

reduce the negative impacts of climate change

Partnership working

the worcestershire approach
The Worcestershire approach

Worcestershire Green Infrastructure Partnership

Strategic level

GI Framework documents

GI Strategy

Site level

Concept Plans and Statements

building the evidence base green infrastructure framework 1
Building the Evidence Base: Green Infrastructure Framework 1

Briefly introduced GI concept and theme areas and identified next stages of work including:

“the analysis and integration of topics and themes for a more holistic approach to mapping at a strategic level and subsequently at a local level to inform master planning and in future inform implementation and delivery”

“ensure the delivery of the Green infrastructure strategy it will be necessary to prepare an implementation plan that will identify capital, revenue and funding streams and link these to delivery partners or stakeholders”

building the evidence base green infrastructure framework 3
Building the Evidence Base: Green Infrastructure Framework 3

Map of Sub-regional GI assets and areas of potential

opportunity for creation of new recreation provision

Assess the current and future demands on this strategic greenspace

Identify opportunities for growth of open space

Assess the current provision of strategic informal recreational space in the county

building the evidence base green infrastructure framework 4
Building the Evidence Base: Green Infrastructure Framework 4

Socio-economic functions of GI

Climate change

Economy

Health and Wellbeing

worcestershire green infrastructure strategy
Worcestershire Green Infrastructure Strategy

To consolidate the evidence base

Identify areas for investment based on key priorities and issues

Implementation Plan

Worcestershire Green Infrastructure Strategy

thank you
Thank you

Any questions?