Presentation on theme: "Community Housing Cymru Regeneration through attaining the WHQS Environmental Standard - more than just trees and flowers Matt Stowe – Environmental Development."— Presentation transcript:
Community Housing Cymru Regeneration through attaining the WHQS Environmental Standard - more than just trees and flowers Matt Stowe – Environmental Development Officer Owen Veldhuizen – Senior Tenant Engagement Officer 23 rd July 2013
Site Selection Identify potential sites for environmental improvements Consistent, comprehensive and non-discriminatory Points based to determine site priority Tool that can be re-used to identify future sites
Benefits of large scale planting Reduction in ASB Aesthetically pleasing Consistent rental income Educational opportunities Alleviates storm water run-off Increase in overall property values Increased social pride and participation Increase biodiversity by providing habitat Carbon reduction through sequestration Attainment of the WHQS Environmental Standard?
Additional Projects School railings and new sign New access paths Potential re-surfacing programme Fingerpost signs Spring bulb planting Boulevard tree planting Street sign & litter bin reconfiguration Tenant training programme Woodland Creation Peulwys Lane Nature Trail