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Greening the Business Improvement Districts

The Greater London Authority (GLA) is working with Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in central London to identify and then deliver opportunities for increasing green cover. The ‘Greening the BIDs’ project has supported 15 green infrastructure audits and part-funded demonstration projects with the aim of catalysing urban greening in central London. This will help deliver Mayoral objectives to increase green cover to reduce the Urban Heat Island effect and tackle local surface water flooding, while enhancing the beauty of London.