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April 10 , 2014 | Posted by barclayjamesadmin |

River Erosion

With extensive frontage along the banks of the River Thames, the grounds of the world River Erosion famous Henley Management College are much used by students and visitors alike. But when wave action and signal crayfish burrowing undermined a quarter of a mile of the riverbank revetments to the point where the lawns were being…

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Salt Marsh Creation

Edmund Nuttall/Van Oorde JV were appointed by Medway Council and the South BoatEast Development Agency to a £38m scheme to remediate the highly contaminated former industrial site at Rochester Riverside, raise land installations for new flood defences and enlarge two creeks in preparation for mixed-use development. Planning consent was conditional on expert horticultural interventions to…

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Remediation of Urban Lake

Urban Lakes BritishFlora’s expertise in delivery of cost-effective Remediation of Urban Lake. For years fish had been dying in the dirty, silted waters of Bracknell Mill Pond. When DucksBracknell Town Council, in partnership with Thames Water and the Environment Agency, resolved to transform this operational flood storage lagoon into a flagship wildlife and recreation resource,…

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Royal Palace Waterways

Hampton Court BritishFlora design sustainable planting solution for Royal Palace Waterways BritishFlora designed a sustainable solution for enhanced aquatic planting in the hard engineered waterways at Hampton Court. This is part of a wider pond and waterway restoration scheme across the Park to improve biodiversity, water quality, erosion prevention and aesthetics of these formal and…

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Woodland Burial Sites

The Funeralcare Co-operative Plan Bee Wildflower Meadow Creation As part of the ambitious Plan Bee project (which aims to save the plight of honey bees and pollinators across the UK), the Funeralcare Co-operative Woodland Burial Sites have been awarded funding to create bee friendly wildflower corridors. BritishFlora are managing the habitat creation of two wildflower…

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Greenwich Green Roof

Biodiverse Green Roof awarded ‘excellent’ BREEAM rating Lend Lease commissioned BritishFlora to install a biodiverse greenroof on a prestigious building in the Greenwich Peninsula Regeneration Area. BritishFlora supplied and installed over 40 species of British Native wildflowers, a diverse wildflower blanket and rockery areas to provide suitable habitat for conservation priority species. Bat boxes and…