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Shed Green Roof
Aug 14th, 2018
Introducing a 5th green roof for 2B, and a new case study for Slow The Flow: Calderdale
Wind Farm ZTV, Greece
Jul 12th, 2018
It was our great pleasure, early in 2018, to do two things we had never done before: to work for a Greek client; and to produce a multi-point Zone of Theoretical Visibility (ZTV) for a large wind farm.
Rain Garden Planters at Hebden Bridge Town Hall
Jun 30th, 2018
The official opening of rain garden planters at Hebden Bridge Town Hall (part of Slow The Flow: Calderdale’s ‘You Can Slow The Flow’ SuDS project)
Queens Gardens, Hull - a new vision?
Apr 23rd, 2018
On the occasion of Hull City Council seeking to carry out a major refurbishment of Queens Gardens in the city centre, we look back at some ideas we published in 2005.
2B Landscape Consultancy records 33% growth!
Apr 1st, 2018
2B Landscape Consultancy has recently recorded a 33% increase* in its staff team. 2B has had to take on the additional staff as a result of a buoyant workload, which Managing Director, Bill Blackledge, puts down to its client-centric, yet ethically-based approach.
Explaining the forthcoming LI Photography and Photomontage Guidance
Mar 21st, 2018
As chair of the Photography and Photomontage steering group for the Landscape Institute, it fell to Bill to explain the main points of upcoming guidance at the LI's Digital Practice Day.
The first trees of the Northern Forest - planted!
Mar 12th, 2018
It was a pleasure and a privilege to join the planting of the first trees of the Northern Forest, at the Woodland Trust Smithills Estate, north of Bolton.
2017 Highlights and UK Landscapes
Dec 23rd, 2017
It's Christmas! Obviously time for our 2017 Highlights and a look at some of the lovely landscapes we have been working in.
Meet Matt.
Jun 22nd, 2017
2B expands workforce by 1/3!
You Can Slow The Flow – Public meeting videos now live!
Jun 15th, 2017
Chance to catch up if you missed the public meeting on urban SuDS, where 2B spoke about the 'You Can Slow The Flow' project.