23 Oct '16, 11am

Green Roofs for London - Thames Water's Twenty 4 Twenty programme

Green Roofs for London - Thames Water's Twenty 4 Twenty programme

Retrofitted green roofs are really going to happen in London. Why? A new Green Infrastructure programme, Twenty 4 Twenty, has been announced. As we at livingroofs.org have been aware for a long time, the water utility would sooner or later have to find some way to fund green roofs in the capital. In October 2015, Thames Water announced their Twenty 4 Twenty programme , a £20M campaign to transform 20 hectares of grey concrete into green spaces by 2020. This came the day after the Greater London Authority (GLA) also launched their consultation on the London Sustainable Drainage Action Plan – two good pieces of news in a week. Green roofs in London over the last ten years London Green Roof Map, showing 175,896m2 of green roofs At livingroofs.org, we can celebrate what has been achieved over the last ten years. London is a green roof capital, even thoguh much of the national ...

Full article: http://livingroofs.org/green-roofs-twenty-4-twenty/

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