West Midlands Community Green Infrastructure – Issues and Opportunities for Local Nature and Enterprise Partnerships

Date of the report

September 2013

Author of the report

Sustainability West Midlands

Purpose of the report

This report is for policy officers and project developers working for or with their Local Enterprise (LEP) and Local Nature Partnerships (LNPs) on creating green infrastructure strategies or projects in the West Midlands. The aim of this report is to provide:

  • The current barriers to progress and recommendations to overcome these through the use of existing good practice, funding opportunities, and future relevant joint working between LEPs and LNPs.
  • A summary of the current green infrastructure strategies in place across the 6 Local Nature and Enterprise Partnerships in the area.
  • A synthesis of the benefits of green infrastructure that can be used when assessing and developing investment strategies and projects in the West Midlands.

Links and contact information

For more information contact enquiries@swm.org.uk.


SWM Community Green Infrastructure Report-Sept 13 (Pdf)


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