London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

The outer London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames contains 2% Green Belt land and has designated 53 SINCs (Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation). This south west borough has an area well over 5,500 hectares and holds a Local Plan, containing development priorities, that was recently reviewed in February 2016. Richmond works in partnership with GiGL and is a core member of the London Boroughs Biodiversity Forum (LBBF), which discusses information and good practice related to biodiversity and open spaces in London.