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Incorporating Trees into Transport Infrastructure Schemes

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm


At the national level, the inclusion of green infrastructure in government planning, climate change and health policy statements in recent years has raised its profile as an infrastructure of economic and social as well as environmental importance. 

This seminar will introduce green streets policy context and principles for the Yorkshire and Humber region, outline key considerations and best practise for when incorporating trees into transport schemes and provide a guide to Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS).

Date:   Thursday 17 May 2018
Time: 18:00 – 19:45
Venue: Room 313, The Rose Bowl, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, LS1 3HE (For Sat Nav use LS1 3HB)

Event Programme:

18:00 – 18:30      Registration and networking

18:30 – 18:35      Welcome and introductions

18:35 – 18:45      Green streets policy context and principles (Guy Thompson, White Rose Forest Project Manager)

18:45 – 19:05      Trees in the hardscape (Glen Gorner, Leeds City Council)

19:05 – 19:25      Sustainable Drainage Systems (Will James, SCP)

19:25 – 19:40      Q&A session

19:40 – 19:45      Close

This seminar counts for 1 hour 15 minutes of CPD.

The event is free to attend, but please book via this EventBrite page. Booking is essential as spaces are limited.

 Any questions should be directed to


The Rose Bowl
Leeds Beckett University Portland Crescent, Leeds, LS1 3HB
Leeds, LS1 3HB United Kingdom

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