Newcastle's Marks & Spencer store unveils a living green wall

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    Chronicle Live, 30 March 2015. "Shoppers have given a thumbs-up to a spectacular green wall unveiled at a flagship Marks & Spencer store on Tyneside. The 167 square metre wall has been officially launched on the front of the M&S building on Northumberland Street, in Newcastle. It has been made using nearly 16,000 plants, including Sea Pink, Thyme, Cranesbill, Wood Rush, Hebe and Ferns, and is irrigated by rainwater captured on the roof by a rainwater harvesting system. The development, which will stay green throughout the year and help to encourage biodiversity...."
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    Link: https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/newcastles-marks--spencer-store-8947375
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