Amenity Forum Updating Event

Tony Leach Presentation – Film

Byelaws & Enforcement Action Group (11th Oct 2016)

Making DCLG Byelaws-By Vanita Patel, DCLG

Training and workforce development – the way ahead for land-based employers

Apprenticeships – An Employer Guide by Capel Manor College

Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture & Landscape Trailblazer – Overview of Progress presentation by Neil Huck, National Group Training Manager, Ground Control  and Ros Burnley, Director Adrow

The Future of Apprenticeships – An Overviewpresentation by David Boyer, Business Development Manager, Capel Manor College

Urban Green Space Managementpresentation by Sarah Seery,  Head of Horticulture,  Capel Manor College



Building Responsible Dog Management in London’s Parks

Dogs in green spaces – managing the demand – by Stephen Jenkinson, Access Advisor, The Kennel Club

Trophy dogs & illegally imported puppies – by Mark Callis, Wandsworth Animal Welfare Service Manager, LB Wandsworth

The health benefits of dog walking – by Anne Clark, Project Lead, Benefit from Activity

Professional dog walking in modern society – by Sophie Langella, Association of Professional Dog Walkers

Training for dog owners – by Lee Hutchings, Operations Director, Parkguard Ltd

Professional Dog Walkers – Codes of Conduct & Licences – by Tony Leach, Chief Executive, LPGSF

Other useful documents:

Dog Walking Code – for England and Wales

Planning for dog ownership in new developments

Society for Companion Animal Studies Journal (Summer 2011) – Dog Activity Trails

Taking the lead – dog advice for public sector, land managers and council


♦ Green Infrastructure Task Force – Stakeholder Meeting, 31st July 2015, City Hall

To read and comment on Andrew Gill’s presentation please click here.


Amenity Forum – Updating Event, 20th March 2015, City Hall

Introduction to event – by John Moverley, Amenity Forum


Pesticides – Policy and Legislation – by Nigel Chadwick, Chemicals Regulation Directorate, HSE

Chemicals Regulation Directorate Policy legislation

Amenity Professional Register – by Rob Simpson, Managing Director and Stephen Jacob, Business Dev. Manager, BASIS

BASIS training & CPD

National Sprayer Testing Scheme – by Ian Forman, Assistant Manager, NSTS

NSTS – New requirements for spray operations & sprayer testing

Weedingtech – by Fraser Higson


Event Conclusions



Parks Briefing Session 2014 – 17th November 2014, City Hall

The Green Flag Award Scheme – by Paul Todd, GF Award Scheme Manager, Keep Britain Tidy

Green Flag Award London PGSF

 Funding for parks; past, present and future. Heritage Lottery Fund – Drew Bennellick, Head of Landscape & Natural Heritage & Sue Bowers, Head of HLF London, HLF

HLF London Parks Briefing Nov 2014

 Parks and Health – Dr Paul Plant, Deputy Regional Director, Public Health England


 Ensuring London’s treescape remains healthy for future generations – Craig Harrison, London Manager, Forestry Commission

FC – LPGSF presentation summary


Municipal Golf Courses and Bowling Greens in London

New uses for old greens – by Doug Napier, Head of Green Space, London Borough of Merton

Park Apps and Making London Parks Safer and More Secure for Less

Introduction to iGIGL Web App – by Matt Davis, Data Development Manager, GIGL

Mypark App PowerPoint – by Shepley Orr, Lecuturer, UCL

Park Guard Ltd – Cost Effective Parks Security – by Lee Hutchings, Operations Director, Park Guard Ltd


♦The Forum and LPBG Joint Open Meeting, 30th November 2012, Planit Marquee, Victoria Embankment Gardens, City of Westminster

LPBG – Annual Benchmarking Survey – by Terry Finney, London Borough of Waltham Forest

An Integrated Asset and Grounds Maintenance Management Solution By Paul Callow, Northgate Public Services

Standard Spec. & Quality Manualby David Tibbatts, GreenSpace; Gerry Gutwin, London Borough of Islington and Andrew Gill, Independent Parks Consultant

Mainstreaming Green Space Services Across Council Departments – By Peter Matthew, London Borough of Hounslow

Catering In Parks Survey – by Tony Leach, LPGSF

The Future of Green Flag Awards By Paul Todd, Keep Britain Tidy


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