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Southampton City Council

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… National Park, Southampton Water, the Solent and the range of protected environments within them. Access to plants and animals improves human health and wellbeing. Trees alone defend against extreme heat, floods and air pollution, estimated to be worth approximately £1.3 million to Southampton annually. However, the extent of habitat available to wildlife in the city is declining and becoming…

… Green City Plan 15 Highlights • At least 25 new urban wildflower meadows introduced by 2025 • Increase city tree coverage by planting at least 5,000 trees in public land by 2030 • Establish a Green Space volunteers Forum in 2020 to harness public interest in improving our open spaces How will we get there? • We will increase the extent and quality of our green and blue infrastructure…

… infrastructure network providing green and healthy routes for people and wildlife. • Identify opportunities to utilise Council buildings and land to add to the ‘Green Grid’ through the creation of green walls and roofs, tree planting and wildflower verges. • Work with private land owners to assess opportunities for forming links in the ‘Green Grid’ and encourage them to implement green infrastructure…

…. • Launch an Urban Canopy Project to focus planting on public land to encourage biodiversity and provide other benefits such as improved air quality, flood reduction and heat mitigation through the provision of shade. • Increase urban tree numbers by accessing the Urban Tree Challenge Fund. • Undertake a review of citywide Tree Preservation Orders to provide protection for existing trees

… network in the city. Green Space Factor Southampton is a densely developed city with little opportunity to create new green space. The City Council therefore needed to adopt a broader approach to green infrastructure by trying to green up built development through the use of landscape planting, street trees, green roofs and green walls. This has been incorporated into the City Centre Action…


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