Follow the menu links for our range of guidance and good practice pages with publications available for download:

audits and strategies
open space audit and strategy process and review of progress

greenspace standards
the development of frameworks for establishing open space standards in line with the requirements of Scottish Planning Policy. 

climate change
developing the role of climate change in greenspace mitigation

greenspace mapping
guidance on GIS mapping and characterisation of greenspace

growing spaces
approaches to community growing in Scotland and scale of activity

stalled spaces
the development of temporary greenspace uses for stalled spaces 

health impact assessement
help for conducting a health impact assessment of greenspace

health outcomes framework
tools for planning health outcomes of greenspace

LEAP
greenspace LEAP planning and evaluation framework

quality guide
tool-kit for assessing the quality of greenspace

stalled spaces
delivering community and environmental benefit through temporary greenspace