Manchester City Council

  • Development of a city-wide action plan for climate change mitigation, which was originally produced in readiness for the UN Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen (December 2009).

    Countryscape was contracted by Manchester City Council to manage the consultation and initial drafting...

  • Manchester City Council - Play Strategy Maps

    Countryscape produced a series of maps as part of Manchester City Council’s bid to fund the development of a Play Strategy for the city. A total of six maps were developed, showing the location of play provision for young people in Manchester, such as play areas, day-care centres,...

  • Manchester City Council - Wildabout Walking – Green City Project leaflet

    Manchester City Council contracted Countryscape to produce a leaflet as part of their Green City Project, helping to promote public interest in biodiversity. The leaflet was designed in line with the City Council’s ‘Wildabout Manchester’ brand; it was also required to tie in with the...

  • Manchester City Council - Biodiversity Maps

    Countryscape produced a series of thematic maps for the Manchester Biodiversity Strategy, covering parks and open spaces, waterways and Sites of Biological Importance (SBIs). Each map contained an overview plan of Manchester, showing the location of particular ecological features, as...

  • Countryscape worked with Manchester City Council and Groundwork to explore the potential for transport and open space development in Wythenshawe. The project involved extensive use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in creating a spatial framework to inform future planning...

  • Manchester City Council - Manchester Tree Strategy Conference

    Countryscape was contracted to facilitate a one-day conference, exploring ideas for the Manchester Tree Strategy (2006). This work involved use of a creative thinking toolkit (called Ketso) to encourage discussion and information sharing amongst approximately 100 participants from...

  • Countryscape was initially contracted to develop a website for Philips Park in Manchester, aiming to improve the visitor experience through better interpretation and education. The website was built using a content management system, so it could be easily updated by park wardens,...

  • Manchester City Council - Community Guardians Youth Scheme

    Development of draft visuals and ideas for the Community Guardians Youth Scheme, which aimed to encourage young people to take an active role in looking after their local environment. This work involved the development of a concept brand identity and slogans; sourcing and design of...

  • Manchester City Council - Interpretation and Displays

    Countryscape has produced a range of outdoor displays and signage for parks and public spaces across Manchester. Such displays are typically required to provide on-site interpretation of local heritage and wildlife; to promote activities and encourage visitors to learn more; or simply...

  • Manchester City Council - Project Adventure Logo

    Countryscape developed a logo to help promote Project Adventure (2007): a summer play programme for 8 to 14 year olds, organised in parks across Manchester. The project provided opportunities for young people to experience adventurous and challenging outdoor activities, including den...