Community engagement is hugely important to us and green spaces
are often at the heart of this connection. This is why we’re
always keen to help with local initiatives.
Located North East of Leicester near open countryside, this
1,650-house development on former agricultural land was developed
by the Humberstone Trust. It provides river meadows, extensive
wetlands, greenways, equipped play areas, general amenity areas
and structure planting.
North Hamilton also boasts one of the largest Sustainable Urban
Drainage Systems (SUDS) in the UK. This is used for research and
training by many parties, including Abertay University’s Urban
Water and Technology Centre.
Due to the scale and complexity of the public open spaces and
features, Leicester City Council encouraged the lead Developer to
appoint a long-term professional body to manage them. Due to our
experience, and our Greenspace Agreement, they recommended we
should be considered.
Our Customer Liaison Officer has played a major role in developing
community engagement, not only within the 1,650 homes but also the
wider community. This continues today and includes the local
school and nursery. We also work closely with the Hamilton
Greenbelt began adopting public open spaces in 2006 with all areas
adopted by 2015. Greenbelt ensured regular updated information
packs were issued to all sales centres making sure the home buyers
knew the details of our involvement from the earliest possible
We offer flexible, future-proofed solutions that meet the
changing nature and increasing complexity of open spaces.
We have developed a range of innovations and a robust and proven delivery process for our housebuilder clients.
We provide expert advice and practical guidance on how to enhance and protect biodiversity and meet new BNG legislation.