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Industry call for greener Green Homes Grant

Julian Thurbin, a director at Wallbarn, is calling on the government to ‘green up’ the Green Homes Grant by extending it to include environment-friendly roof garden projects.

Green Roof Organisation officially launched on World Green Roof Day

To coincide with the inaugural World Green Roof Day on Saturday 6 June, 2020, the Green Roof Organisation officially launched as a not for profit trade association.

World Green Roof Day’s window of opportunity for urban greening

Green roof manufacturer Wallbarn has joined forces with World Green Roof Day or-ganisers in calling for people to look out of their windows and identify flat roofs that would be perfect for transforming into insect and bird friendly green roofs.

Small is beautiful on World Green Roof Day

World Green Roof Day, the brainchild of Chris Bridgman from Bridgman & Bridgman, is being delivered by green roof expert Dusty Gedge. The occasion will also see the launch of the Green Roof Organisation, which is a UK trade body responsible for the green roof code of practice.

Blackdown Greenroofs provides exclusive roof gardens for The Old Vinyl Factory

The gardens replace most of the green space that may have otherwise occupied the space where The Old Vinyl Factory buildings sit, encouraging local natural wildlife and aiding biodiversity

The Flower Bowl wins again for Sika Liquid Plastics

Sika Liquid Plastics is celebrating the continuing success of one of its stand-out projects of 2018 after The Flower Bowl won the Green Roof category in the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) Awards

London 2019 green roof report

London’s Deputy Mayor has launched a new report that reveals London’s inexorable rise up the green roof league table.

Green is the new black

In response to demand for more environmentally friendly and sustainable building practices, the market for green roofs is booming, growing by 15% annually. With 54% of the world’s population now living in urban areas, and boasting impressive eco credentials, green roofs are said to be playing an important part in ensuring a sustainable future, while also turning city skylines into living, breathing spaces.

Alumasc on target for WWII bunker

The bunker was built in 1941 as a decay target for German bombers

Discovery Centre green roof thrives

Grass was planted on top of 1,900m² of Sundolitt XPS insulation