BrownRoofs.co.uk – Further Reading
Evergreen Roof Gardens would like to thank the following companies for their assistance in creating this website:
- Oldroyd Cavity Drainage Membranes – Manufacturers of ecological drainage layers for green and brown roofs.
- Safeguard Europe – The distributors of Oldroyd membranes in the UK. Their website contains useful green/brown roof CAD details.
- Wild Flower Turf – Suppliers of specialist turf for green/brown roofs.
Other Useful Sources of Information:
CIRIA – “Building Greener” – guidance document C644 on green roofs and walls includes advice on creating green roofs for biodiversity.
Natural England – Promote the use of green and brown roofs as part of their drive to create a “Green Infrastructure.”
DEFRA – The UK Government’s position on the promotion of biodiversity.
UKBAP – UK Biodiversity Action Plan.
Biodiversity Scotland – Website promoting biodiversity in Scotland, funded by the Scottish Government.
Convention on Biological Diversity – The official website of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
Postcode Plant Finder – Web-based service provided by the Natural History Museum in conjunction with Flora for Fauna. Produces a list of plants considered to be local to the postcode entered.