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Green infrastructure

STRI Group provides a wide range of green infrastructure services across the planning, design, construction and the management of green and blue developments in many industries.


June 2020 special offer



Green infrastructure design

By linking together green and blue infrastructure, STRI allows more cost effective and efficient designs which deliver maximum stormwater, irrigation and green benefits to a design. We also advise on the design and implementation of new building developments. Examples include:


  • Site wide SuDs scheme design
  • Integrated landscape and SuDs design
  • Specific green roof design
  • Specific build drainage strategies and design
  • Full storm water management calculations
  • Integration of green infrastructure into existing infrastructure i.e. sports fields
  • Gas mitigation on landfill sites


Green roof design


STRI has an innovative design team which can deliver bespoke and innovative green roof systems from roof layer upwards. This includes:


  • Waterproofing layer
  • Water management
  • Water storage for SuDs and re-use as irrigation water
  • Substrate specification
  • Plant specification and layout
  • Management plans
  • Educational opportunities


Green roof consultancy


STRI provides a consultancy service to assess the physical and ecological condition of installed roofs. Site visits include advice on infrastructure management plans, remedial action to improve roofs and ecological surveys of flora and fauna.


Green Infrastructure Product Testing


STRI has played a key role in the publication of the UK’s first dedicated green roof British Standard (BS8616:2019) as well as GRO and UK best practice code updates.


STRI also offer a bespoke green product and development service, helping companies develop new innovative products for this sector.


STRI are one of the only test laboratories which offer full BS8616 green roof substrate testing on a range of physical and chemical substrate characteristics, in addition to FLL testing if required.



UK Green Roof Organisation (GRO)


STRI is a member of GRO and fully support and comply with all GRO guidance. STRI’s Dr Tom Young who has authored numerous scientific papers in the green roof field, is also an Associate Board Member of GRO, helping to shape UK green roof policy and guidance.




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Green roof planting