Manchester

Allerton Bywater Summit House

by Mel Starrs on December 21, 2006

in Case Studies

::via English Partnerships The Summit House at Allerton Bywater Millenium Community, a local project, has been opened by Yvette Cooper. The Summit House was first built for national regeneration agency English Partnerships to display at the Sustainable Communities Summit, held in Manchester last year. There it was used to demonstrate how a high-quality, cost-effective and […]

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BREEAM news and happenings

by Mel Starrs on September 11, 2006

in BREEAM

I hate when blogs apologise for not having posted in a while, so I won’t. I’ve done a little housekeeping around the site – an upgrade to WordPress (my blogging tool) and a new RSS feed button (above and on my sidebar). If anything is broken, let me know. Now back to the regular posting: […]

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A new report out today from DCLG outlines the potential brownfield land available for redevelopment in the UK.  As a BREEAM assessor, I would predict that the majority of land owned by local authorities or other public bodies (such as English Partnership) would require a BREEAM rating of ‘Very Good’ in order for any development […]

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