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2B's 25 projects at 25 years retrospective: Part 3
Feb 21st, 2024
The third of '5x5' blog posts to give a flavour of our quarter-of-a-century in practice. Featuring: York Community Woodland, Thanet Primary School Playground, West Wolds Slow The Flow, Townend Court NHS Clinic, Thornton Square Public Space
2B's 25 projects at 25 years retrospective: Part 1
Dec 20th, 2023
The first of '5x5' blog posts to give a flavour of our quarter-of-a-century in practice. Featuring: South Humber Bank mass tree planting, Barrow market place co-design, You Can Slow The Flow SuDS education materials, Great Western Railway electrification mitigation, and rain garden planters at Hebden Bridge Town Hall.
HEYWoods Rebranded as Humber Forest
Jul 26th, 2023
The Humber Forest is the new name for HEYWoods, and is part of the wider Northern Forest initiative.
Using Landscape Architecture to Benefit Our Communities - Woodland
May 10th, 2023
Hannah discusses her voluntary work setting up the North Lincolnshire Woodland Trust
SuDS Champions Awards shortlisting for 2B team
Jul 1st, 2022
Bill, Elizabeth and Amanda have been shortlisted for the 2022 CIRIA Susdrain SuDS Champions Awards, for their work championing SuDS through Slow The Flow and West Wolds Slow The Flow. Please lend us your vote for the win! (Voting closes 8th July)
An introduction to Natural Flood Management (NFM) Techniques
Oct 8th, 2021
An introduction to Natural Flood Management Techniques, for West Wolds Slow the Flow & Slow The Flow Calderdale
​Our Favourite Greener Recovery Projects
Apr 15th, 2021
Over the course of the Festival, we were impressed by the variety and ingenuity of the projects showcased. Whilst everyone presented thought-provoking and inspiring work, there were some standout projects that we all agreed deserved a mention.
Slow The Flow successes
Dec 16th, 2020
A reflection on Slow The Flow's recent successes, encouraging Natural Flood Management and Sustainable Drainage Systems in response to flooding in Calderdale.
Team 2B #chooselandscape
Dec 19th, 2019
This year we have been backing the Landscape Institute's #chooselandscape campaign. Choose Landscape aims to encourage young people to start in, and older people to convert to, the landscape profession. Using the key phrases 'Connect people, Transform places, Protect nature' - who wouldn't want to be part of our great profession?
2B's house and office - a SuDS retrofit exemplar
Dec 19th, 2019
Coo, what is a SuDS retrofit exemplar? Well, SuDS = Sustainable Drainage Systems and retrofit means it wasn't originally designed this way, but now it is! Exemplar? - you would be hard-pushed to do more or better!