The latest news and blogs from the world of Slow The Flow, this page is updated regularly with a range of topical articles.
Urban SuDS Case Study: Domestic Garden, Luddendenfoot
lawns to replace hard paving What? Front garden / Drive way into grassy garden Where? Family home (1880s’s 4 bed semi-detached house), Halifax. When? Spring 2018 Design:We had too much concrete and hard standing
Creating a Shed Green Roof
At our semi-detached house in Halifax, we have built a lean-to shed for our bikes and bins, to free up some space in the garage. So far, so very mundane…
Urban SuDS Case Study: Permeable Drive, Heptonstall
Permeable drive What? We needed to create a driveway at our home. The ground was originally a lawn and we were aware that making a hard surface drive would increase
Basement Project experience of volunteering
Joe from The Basement Project has written a delightful piece about his experience of volunteering to build the rain garden planters at Hebden Bridge Town Hall. We are delighted that
Hardcastle Crags – our most successful Project to date!
Previous Next Hardcastle Crags, our local National Trust site, is the home of Slow The Flow’s most successful project on the ground to date, in excess of 500 woody leaky
Hebden Bridge Town Hall Rain Garden Planter Celebrations – a great party!
A huge thank you to everyone who has been involved in designing, building, funding, or coming along to the launch event for, the rain garden planters at Hebden Bridge Town
Urban SuDS Case Study: Hebden Bridge Town Hall – Courtyard Rain Garden Planters
Calder Rivers Trust & Slow The Flow Calderdale Rain Garden Planters Slowing the flow of rainwater into the drainage system, thus reducing the potential for combined sewer flooding The Town
Urban SuDS Case Study: Swale on Tipside by Todmorden Riverside Improvement Group (TRIG)
The Swale in 2018 What? Constructed a small swale to take surplus water away from the path and make a damp area of grass wetter and more biodiverse. Where? Tipside Todmorden. When? December
Urban SuDS Case Study: Domestic Garden, Halifax
Green roof What? Front garden: Hedge and planting. Drive: Shed Green Roof and water butts Where? Family home (1950’s 3 bed semi-detached house), Halifax. When? Early 2018 (Hedge February, Green Roof April)