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The biggest rooftop lawn in London - 1,500 square metres - is on top of a new development in Clerkenwell
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Charterhouse Square, Clerkenwell
Buildings in Charterhouse Square, Clerkenwell
Developers are at last catching up with the rest of Europe and installing grass roofs, now called Living Roofs.

A specially designed green (usually sedum and wildflowers) roof can be used to collect rainwater, slow-down storm water, reduce global warming (by creating oxygen) and support insects and birds.

Developer Thornsett Group is doing this at Charterhouse Square in Clerkenwell.

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