HammersmithLondon shortlisted for Place Management Award

HammersmithLondon have been shortlisted for a place management award for their efforts in transforming a neglected part of the town centre into a vibrant and ecologically sustainable new pathway.

Located in the shadows of the Hammersmith Flyover, the Talgarth Road Green Corridor serves as an attractive and biodiverse route that helps to boost air quality, reduces surface water run-off and acts as pleasant green space in Hammersmith for visitors and wildlife to enjoy.
A multi-partnership project between HammersmithLondon Business Improvement District (BID), Hammersmith & Fulham Council, Transport for London and the Greater London Authority, the corridor was officially completed in May 2016 after three months of construction work.The BID’s work on the project has been shortlisted for The BID Awards as an example of Best Place Management. The awards are organised by British BIDs, the highly respected organisation that focuses on the UK BID industry.

Help support HammersmithLondon by voting for them to win the Place Management Award online at www.britishbids.info from Monday, October 31st.

The corridor was officially opened in May 2016 after three months of construction work.The site was highlighted through the BID’s green audit of Hammersmith as an area with excessive amounts of surface water run-off, no irrigation system, unsuitable planting and due to its location next to the A4, for having particularly high levels of NO2 and exhaust particulates. Following the overhaul, Talgarth Road has gone from an uninspiring grey area into a flourishing green corridor by with a new cycle lane and planting, new trees and SUDs drainage to help attenuate rain water using SUDS reduce carbon and attract new wildlife.