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Resources for multi-functional greenspace

Green Infrastructure: Design and Placemaking. Scottish Government advice on key design issues and techniques which can help to incorporate green infrastructure into place-making at all scales, illustrated by case studies for inspiration.

Greenspace Scotland provides lots of information and support about making more of urban greenspace, including for example their ParkPower programme which explores how green spaces can become areas that support key energy infrastructure like community power stations or electric vehicle charging.

Green Action Trust is an environmental delivery body which works in partnership with Scotland's Towns Partnership. Their work is focussed on delivering environmental and regeneration outcomes for Scotland. They provide support on policy, programme and project development, delivery and evaluation. Read the ‘our services’ page on their website for more information on what they do.

Play Scotland focuses on the delivery of children and young people’s right to play in Scotland. The website includes a range of useful resources, including Free to Play: a guide to creating accessible and inclusive public play spaces.

Architecture and Design Scotland has a webpage full of interesting information about Designing for a Changing Climate.

NatureScot has useful statistics on the value of urban greenspace.

MyParkScotland is an initiative, run by Greenspace Scotland and others, to help people discover and support their local parks. It includes news and information on parks around the country, how to get involved in your local park, an events diary, news about parks and crowdfunding.

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