Our Green spaces

We’re working with some of our communities to improve local green spaces.

How would you improve your local green spaces?


The green spaces near our homes are essential to our wellbeing, and can create lovely places for communities to get together. Well-designed environments can also increase biodiversity and help to tackle the climate crisis.

We have some great ideas and we’d really like to hear yours! If you live in Canklow or Henley, get in touch to join the conversation about improving the green spaces near you.


In April 2021 we met up with local people and organisations to discuss how to connect with the wider community in Canklow, and to find out more about what people love about where they live and what they’d like to improve.

We are committed to listening to the community in Canklow, and agreeing what action we can take. This will include both community engagement activity, and physical improvements to communal green spaces. We accept that we can’t deliver every great idea at once, but we commit to allowing communities to decide where they want to start in the places they live.

As a result of community feedback in Canklow, earth-mounds have been put up on Warden Street to stop vehicle access for fly-tipping, and our NEAT team tidied up leaves and litter from around Castle View.

Local people have also shared their views about Canklow by text. To tell us your thoughts, text us on 07782 662994*.

What do you love about Canklow?
Text “Love” + your message to
07782 662994*

What would make living here better?
Text “Improve” + your message to
07782 662994*

We belive conversations make better communities, and we’re delighted that we’ve had over 250 messages so far!

*All texts are free as part of your standard data package, and your response will be anonymous. Feedback will be used to create a community led plan to improve the local area.


On 8th December 2020, we met with some of our customers in Canklow.

It was a big success, and we chatted about green ideas, and about what people love about living in Canklow.
We used video calling (on Zoom), and some customers phoned in too – so even if you don’t have a good internet connection or a smart phone you can still get involved.

To find out more about what we’re doing, or to take part in future sessions, talk to your neighbourhood officer, or contact Charis from the Customer Collaboration team on…

  • c.oliver-hobley@syha.co.uk
  • or 0114 2900282 / 07393462645