Street Ash Nursery, Combe St. Nicholas, Chard, Somerset, TA20 3HZ, UK
+44 (0) 3335 771 500
enquiries@blackdown.co.uk

Really? Green roofs can be a planning requirement?

Really? Green roofs can be a planning requirement?

Blackdown Greenroofs extensive roof at Material Store in London

Yes, green roofs are increasingly stipulated as being mandatory if planning consent is to be granted. The need for sustainable drainage has led the Environment Agency to specify that runoff from many new sites must mimic behaviour of a green field site as closely as possible. Climate change forecasts suggest that the number of such mandates will only increase in the years to come.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *