This group explores issues for parks, open spaces and playgrounds, grounds maintenance, amenity land services, horticulture and arboriculture as well as allotments and cemeteries and crematoria. Topics covered include; operational methods, innovation, funding, legislative and policy changes, apprenticeships and training, and working with businesses and the community. Meetings include regular feedback from APSE representation at GreenLINK and the Amenity Action Plan Implementation Group at the Health and Safety Executive. The group is followed by an APSE performance networks benchmarking meeting dedicated to parks, open spaces and horticultural services.
The APSE Principal Advisor for this group is Matthew Ellis. The chair of this group is Cllr Corall Jenkins, Nottingham City Council.