Greater Manchester Strategy

Our People, Our Place has been written by all 10 councils, the Mayor, the NHS, transport, the police and the fire service, with help from businesses, voluntary, community and social […]

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Climate Change and Low Emissions Implementation Plan (2016-2020)

This Implementation Plan is Greater Manchester’s Whole Place Low Carbon Plan for the next 4 years. It builds upon existing work and sets out our priorities to 2020 and beyond. […]

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Greater Manchester Spatial Framework Natural Environment Evidence Base

This Report, formed part of the evidence base of the Phase 1 GMSF Consultation in October 2016 and describes an approach to identify and map the Priority Green Infrastructure of […]

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Scoping Account for Urban Natural Capital in Greater Manchester

As part of a Defra study to scope and develop urban natural capital accounts for the UK a scoping account was produced for urban natural capital in Greater Manchester. This […]

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Mapping GM

MappingGM provides a range of maps that you can use to explore Greater Manchester‘s housing, planning and infrastructure data. The maps are open for you to use, and most of […]

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DEFRA BOUNTY Tool

An online tool called BOUNTY (Benefits Of Urban Nature To You) that allows users to see how a potential project or development could improve these benefits at a very local […]

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DEFRA Payment for Ecosystem Services Studies

11 PES pilot projects were commissioned by Defra from 2011-2013 over two rounds of funding. The aim of these research projects was to provide important evidence and lessons learnt that […]

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Greater Manchester ESS Pinch Point Study

The study sets out to identify GM’s priority Ecosystem Services (ESS), the benefits that people derive from the natural environment. As well as mapping these ESSs, the study also sets out […]

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Natural Capital Investment Plan Baseline Review Annexes

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Greater Manchester Natural Capital Investment Case Study

GM is the home of Defra’s Urban Pioneer Programme, chosen to test new tools and methods for investing in and managing the natural environment. The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) […]

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Urban Pioneer Strategic Plan Jan 2018

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Summary of methodology used for Greater Manchester NCA

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