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Understanding the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework

MP Jonathan Reynolds discusses the importance of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework and what the plan really means for the region.

How does your garden grow?

Domestic gardens offer a remarkable depth and range of benefits, particularly in urban areas, and we want you to help us enhance and better understand the value of this important Green Infrastructure in Greater Manchester.  

Greater Manchester's Spatial Framework: Strengthening our Natural Capital

Protecting and enhancing Greater Manchester's natural assets with the new Spatial Framework

Greater Manchester's City Forest Park

Investors needed to support the green heart of Manchester - City Forest Park – an inspiring green space and culture hub.

A plan for greener growth in Greater Manchester

Protecting our environmental assets and planning for good, green infrastructure across Greater Manchester with the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework.

Natural Course: an integrated approach to water management in Greater Manchester and beyond

Natural Course is a ground-breaking collaborative water management project between the GMCA, the Environment Agency, Natural England, United Utilities and the Rivers Trust.

Planning for 'Garden City Suburbs' in Greater Manchester

Great places don’t happen by accident, you need a plan.

Greater Manchester's Garden City Suburbs

All great cities need to grow and Greater Manchester is a great city. Through a combination of urban infill and Garden City Extensions, the city has the opportunity to continue its recent growth spurt, thereby securing its position as a great European City.

Greater Manchester’s ‘Little Bill’ scheme scoops national energy efficiency award

Greater Manchester’s ‘Little Bill’ scheme scoops national energy efficiency award

Primary pupils connect with their history

Raichael Lock of MEEN on their HLF project with two local schools exploring industrial heritage and the local environment.

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