Published: 1st Jun 2020

A living ‘green wall’ has been installed on the exterior of St Johns Shopping Centre in Liverpool. Spanning 65 metres in length, the living green wall is one of the longest in the UK and has been installed as part of a project which seeks to increase green space in urban areas, improve air quality and support health and wellbeing. The project is being led by The Mersey Forest and is funded through the EU Horizon 2020 project Urban GreenUP. The installation, filled with over 14,000 evergreen plants, encourages bees and other pollinators, whilst making the city centre greener and more environmentally sustainable. The installation is visible from pedestrianised areas around it and from Queens Square Bus Station. The green wall is the latest in a series of green projects that St Johns has undertaken. Over the Summer the centre is planning to install beehives on its roof to create … (To read the full article, subscribe below)