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New-Build vs Nature?

Written by Redrow

18 Jun 2021

Is it a case of choosing between new-build homes and nature? Not according to The Wildlife Trusts. They joined us for the latest episode of The New Homes Podcast where they told us how to create places for wildlife to thrive.

When you’re looking for a new home, how high up your priority list are open green spaces  and an instant connection with nature? If it’s at the top of your list, you wouldn't be alone. Having spent more time than ever in and around the home in the last 15 months, people are expecting more from the space around them. 

New developments can be a positive force for nature

Giving people what they want

Some people may think creating much needed new homes would come at the cost of nature gains but for Redrow and The Wildlife Trusts, that’s not the case. As Peter Dorans, corporate relations manager at The Wildlife Trusts puts it in the latest episode of The New Homes Podcast ‘New developments can be a positive force for nature’. The Wildlife Trusts worked closely with Redrow on our ‘Nature for People’ strategy which focuses on protecting and enhancing biodiversity on new developments.

Pete’s fellow guest on the podcast, Rose Sandell, group communities director at Redrow was full of praise for the support and hard work the Trusts had put into the strategy, which included having a member of The Wildlife Trusts team seconded to Redrow.

Stream the episode

For more details on what the strategy means for those living on a Redrow development, how you can play your part supporting wildlife in your garden, no matter its size and to see and hear what a nature focused development looks like, check out the latest episode of The New Homes podcast on Spotify, Apple or YouTube. If you can’t wait, you can watch it below. Wherever you listen, make sure you subscribe so you don’t miss future episodes.

Get involved with #30DaysWild

If you want to get involved with the Wildlife Trusts #30DaysWild challenge this June or find your nearest nature reserve then check out their website

To enter our latest competition and be in with a chance of winning a fantastic nature themed prize bundle and membership to your nearest Trust make sure you use #RedrowCompetition when sharing your best nature shots from your own garden or while out on your adventures.

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