London is making ready to develop into the world’s first ‘National Park City’, with due to the backing of the Mayor of London, members of the London Assembly and lots of the metropolis’s councillors.
The capital of England has over 3000 parks, 1600 websites of significance for nature conservation, 4 National Nature Reserves and three.eight million gardens. Leaders of the marketing campaign can be working with the Mayor and Londoners throughout the capital to launch the National Park City in 2019.
“London becoming a National Park City is the perfect way to celebrate everything that has been done to make the capital so green and diverse. It’s also an exciting challenge to make the city even more green, wild and enjoyable,” Dan Raven-Ellison, founding father of the London National Park City marketing campaign, advised Lonely Planet.
“Everyone is aware of London for the town’s well-known artwork, music and efficiency scenes, its historical past and structure, political and monetary centres, however there’s one other aspect to London that may be significantly rewarding if you’re prepared to enterprise off the crushed observe.
“Many of these spaces are connected by a series of long-distance footpaths that are accessible via London’s extensive public transport network. Exploring the city’s urban landscape is a fantastic way to get under the skin of what London is really like for Londoners and meet some of the 14,000 species that humans share the city with.”
This week, London Mayor Sadiq Khan introduced that £6m of latest funding can be injected into the town to spice up inexperienced areas and deal with plastic waste.
“Making London a National Park City is the capital’s big chance to recognise everything that is done by communities, businesses and councils to make our city greener, richer in wildlife and better for Londoners’ health and well-being – and to challenge us to do even better,” he mentioned.
Londoners can discover out if their native councillors have backed the initiative right here.