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Developing Green Infrastructure and the Brun Valley Forest Park

In developing the concept of a Brun Valley Forest Park, David Hortin from the Kirkwells team led on the identification and use of Green Infrastructure (GI). This work supported the development of Local Development Framework policies.  With support from the Countryside Agency, via Green Infrastructure North West; the GI of Burnley was mapped using a geographical information system (GIS).  As a result of this work, and in liaison with Burnley Council’s Greenspace and Amenities Unit, the concept of a Forest Park in the Brun Valley was put forward, linking the town to the countryside through existing woodland, parks, and a former landfill site and colliery. To take the project forward a steering group, consisting of key stakeholders, was put together … Continue reading

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