Nene Park Trust recognises its role in protecting the environment and is committed to reducing its carbon footprint. It will support its teams, partners and tenants to work in a sustainable way.

Nene Park is committed to

Becoming net zero by 2030 and develop a plan to achieve net positive by 2040.

Continue to reduce our consumption of energy, water and raw materials and generate our own renewable energy where possible for the heating, lighting and running of our buildings.
Reducing, reusing and recycling waste.
Replacing purchases with environmentally friendly alternatives where possible.
Reducing the use of vehicles within the Park Team and encouraging visitors to access the Park sustainably via public transport, foot or by bike.
Managing the landscape to maximise biodiversity.
Choosing suppliers who have an environmental policy and accreditations.
Measuring and monitoring our carbon footprint through our Investors in the Environment membership, where the Trust has received Green accreditation (the highest level).
Encouraging visitors, volunteers and staff to share their views and play a full part in developing new ideas and initiatives to support this work.

In 2024 we want to

Maximising the benefits of solar panels installed in Ferry Meadows to ensure the energy produced is mainly used for Park activities and facilities. 

Continue campaigning to introduce a bus service from the city centre directly into the Park.

Encourage sustainable transport into the Park by providing information about walking and cycle routes to the Park and adding more secure cycle parking at Ferry Meadows.

Make visitors aware of the free refill water points around Ferry Meadows.
Double the use of cycles by the Park team to travel around the Park and encourage car sharing within the team.
Ensure biodiversity is a key element of all new planting in the Park.

Click here to find out how to travel to Nene Park using sustainable transport methods.

Want to know a little more?

Caring for and monitoring our wildlife Fill up your water bottle Cycling rangers

To read our full environmental policy please click here.