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Case studies – Publications – Research

Useful information

Here you will find links to useful studies, publications and research that offer best-practice guides and information for parks practitioners and policy makers.  Check back regularly for new links and resources.

Visitor Counter Guidance

Our guide to using visitor counters has been created by CFP.  Access the Visitor Counter Guidance

MPF Newsletter

Our regular e-newsletter is essential reading for anyone involved in parks and green spaces. To receive regular bulletins, scroll down to the sign-up form below. Latest newsletter here

The Parks Alliance

The Parks Alliance provides a full resource library of key documents, reports and guides on green spaces which can be accessed through links here

Fields in Trust

The Fields in Trust Knowledge Base provides a self-service online library of information to support landowners, managing agents, Friends of Parks groups and park users maintain their parks and green spaces.

 

Coming Soon

Case Studies

As part of our National Lottery Heritage Funding, we have worked in partnership with six Midlands Parks organisations to produce Case Studies.  These will be published in July 2021, and will be available here.

Midlands Heritage Research

As part of our National Lottery Heritage Funding, we have used a range of secondary data to produce an analysis of funding received in the East and West Midlands.  This research will be available in June/July 2021.

National Lottery Heritage Funding Evaluation

Our NLHF project ends in June 2021.  Our evaluation of the project will be accessible here in Summer 2021.

State of UK Parks Research

The original State of UK Parks research was carried out in 2016.  APSE and CFP are currently surveying Parks Managers to produce an update on the current situation.  This will be accessible here when published.

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