Aims

In order to meet our ambitious targets for the development, we have separated our aims into design and construction phases, summarised as follows:

Design

  • Achieve or exceed the targeted Environmental Assessment ratings (BREEAM – Excellent for commercial buildings and Code of Sustainable Homes – Level 4 for residential)
  • Procure 80% of all major materials from sustainable sources
  • Improve upon the requirements of Part L 2010 (Conservation of fuel and power) by 35%

Construction

  • Demonstrate the highest levels of independently verified Considerate Construction (score ≥ 40 in the Considerate Constructors Scheme)
  • Target zero (non-hazardous) waste to landfill from all demolition and major earthworks by following the waste hierarchy
  • Achieve full FSC® Project Certification which will be verified by an independent certification body