RESULTS

From the responses so far, the results for this neighbourhood are...
In
Miles Platting and Newton Heath...

62% of gardens are green space

Vegetation is important in urban environments. Garden plants and trees help to: prevent flooding by intercepting rainfall and slowing runoff, cool cities in summer, and, provide a habitat for wildlife.

In
Miles Platting and Newton Heath...

28% of gardens are hard surfaces

Water cannot drain through these hard surfaces into the soil, which can increase the risk of localised flooding.

In
Miles Platting and Newton Heath...

Common uses of gardens include:

recreation for adults
drying washing
growing flowers

In
Miles Platting and Newton Heath...

The most popular garden schemes include:

Collecting water
Sharing garden tools with local residents
Looking after gardens with other local residents

In
Miles Platting and Newton Heath...

The average number of different plants per garden is 15

A mix of trees, shrubs and flowering plants is important because it can help to support different wildlife across cities.

In
Miles Platting and Newton Heath...

0.2% of households have completed the survey so far

Please encourage your neighbours to complete the survey so that we can get a fuller picture of Manchester's environment.

These neighbourhood results will change as more people answer the survey.


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