Green Infrastructure for Growth

£3.5 million secured to improve urban green spaces in Cornwall.

Funding has been secured for a £3.5 million project, led by Cornwall Council, to deliver a major investment in the urban green spaces of the towns of Camborne, Pool, Redruth, Penzance, Bude, Saltash and Hayle, making them better places for people and for wildlife and more accessible for all.

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Cornwall Council will focus investment on urban green space where the greatest benefits for people and biodiversity can be achieved, for example: parks, amenity areas, closed churchyards, and along roadside verges, including in residential estates.

A key objective is to deliver wildlife-friendly solutions specifically tailored to suit different
types of green spaces, for example: creation of new community wildlife ponds, wild flower meadows, native tree planting and rivers of flowers on roadside verges.