United Kingdom

Fields in Trust


New planning proposals must reflect the value of parks...

This week Prime Minister Theresa May announced a major overhaul to the National Planning Policy Framework, "to provide a comprehensive approach for planners, developers and councils". The focus is on the government's intentions to build more... Read More

New report shows economic benefits from park creation...

A report published by the Land Trust shows how parkland lifts nearby house prices, creates jobs and generates revenue for local businesses.The report, commissioned from Alliance Manchester Business School MBA Consultancy project, used evidence... Read More

Raising the financial red flag on green spaces

Figures from the Local Government Information Unit's annual review of local council finance, released last week, show some worrying signs for the UK's parks and green spaces, says the Fields In Trust.Coming just days after Northamptonshire ... Read More