The first Millennium Village is an exemplar scheme in the creation of sustainable new communities. The Village, which is located on the eastern side of Greenwich Peninsula, is being developed by Greenwich Millennium Village Limited, a consortium comprising Countryside Properties PLC and Taylor Wimpey Developments Limited working closely with the GLA.
Greenwich Millennium Village (GMV) is an exemplar project which encapsulates the Government’s commitment to sustainable development and the creation of sustainable communities. It was the first of several Millennium Community projects to be promoted by English Partnerships throughout England.
Learn more at: www.gmv.gb.com
The first large scale development project in the area around the Olympic Park – Sugar House Lane in Stratford is the location for a 13 acre site bought by Inter Ikea which is the construction sector of the company. They intend to build a mixed-use development which will offer retails and office space along with 1,500 homes as part of their master plan.
A residential development comprising around 1,000 units and incorporating an energy centre, district heating network and a state of the art fibre optic broadband network.
Learn more at: www.barratthomes.co.uk
A landmark regeneration scheme delivered by Barratt Homes in partnership with the London Development Agency, the Homes and Communities Agency and Circle Anglia.
With around 950 residential units located in Bromley-by-Bow, close to the 2012 Olympic Park the St. Andrews development is an exemplary regeneration project delivering new homes, significant new community amenities and dramatically enhanced public realm.
The development of a Multi Utility Sustainable Infrastructure Strategy for the entire Exeter & East Devon Growth Point area.
Learn more at: www.exeterandeastdevon.gov.uk
The London Borough of Sutton is to turn the Hackbridge area into the UK’s first Sustainable Suburb based on the principles of One Planet Living. With five development sites, schools and significant existing properties the approach to utilities and district energy is critical.
Learn more at: www.sutton.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=3990
The NEC is the busiest exhibition centre in Europe, staging around 160 trade and consumer exhibitions each year, ranging from world-famous public shows such as Crufts and Clothes Show Live to huge international trade exhibitions like IPEX and Spring Fair, Birmingham.
Over four million people visit the centre each year. And with 21 halls totalling 200,000sqm of exhibition space on a 650-acre site is also the biggest exhibition centre in the UK.
Learn more at: www.necgroup.co.uk/
Preston Tithebarn Partnership (PTP), a joint venture between developers Grosvenor and Lend Lease.
The £500m Tithebarn project aims to reinvigorate Preston city centre with substantial new shopping, leisure and housing. The development will include: 85 new shops; refurbished market; 12-screen cinema; leisure facilities; restaurants and bars; 400 new homes; health and fitness centre; 2,500 car parking spaces; a new hotel.
Learn more at: www.prestontithebarn.com
An expansion of the existing WestQuay Shopping Centre which will include a 30-storey residential tower, cinema, hotel, leisure uses and public realm.
Learn more at: www.hammerson.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=133289&p=prop-pd-Westquay
The plans encompass six new buildings in the area bordered by Victoria Street, Bressenden Place and Buckingham Palace Road.
There will be over 17,220 square metres of retail space at ground and first-floor levels, along with cafés and restaurants lining the new pedestrian routes plus over 200 new apartments and affordable housing units.
The Elephant and Castle redevelopment is an exciting, comprehensive project to upgrade over 30 hectares of land in central London.
Southwark’s approach to this redevelopment opportunity, describes a major programme of phased infrastructure works, phased vacation, assembly of land and the achievement over time of a new mixed-use urban centre, which will include approximately 5,300 new homes and a total new build area of floor space of approximately 6 million ft2 (557,400 m2.)
Learn more at: www.elephantandcastle.org.uk/
TInventa were retained by Laing O’Rourke to provide strategic input as it considered the most appropriate approach to delivering embedded energy, heat, cooling, water, data and other utility services to some of its key projects and to assess the potential benefits to be gained from delivering integrated infrastructure services (heat, cooling, energy, water, waste and data services) into urban developments.
Many major schemes were underway or in the pipeline for Laing O’Rourke, across many areas of the business and the company was seeking to understand and coordinate a more comprehensive corporate perspective on the range of possible approaches and the economics of specific opportunities.
The land at Barton near Oxford, some 36 ha (90acres), is identified under the Council’s emerging LDF Core Strategy as one of four strategic sites central to the delivery of housing and employment requirements for the City. The Barton site was identified as having the potential to deliver between 800 and 1,200 homes with 50% of these expected to be affordable, subject to viability. A neighbourhood centre and new primary school is also proposed for the site.
The development of this site is a key component of the Council’s regeneration programme.
Learn more at: www.oxford.gov.uk/bartonaap
The Hammerson project will deliver a significant redevelopment at the Eastgate Quarter in the form of a £900 million plus development, across a 20 acre city centre site with over 1 million ft2 of high quality retail led development. It will deliver landmark buildings and a new civic retail heart for Leeds City.
The local authority Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for the Eastgate & Harewood Quarter in Leeds City Centre promotes redevelopment of the Eastgate Quarter of Leeds City Centre. This will result in regeneration of the area and promotion of Leeds as a leading retail destination; generating opportunities for employment; protecting the historic environment; encouraging use of low carbon and renewable energy solutions and sustainable modes of transport; resulting in the use of fewer materials and less waste production during the redevelopment and subsequent commercial and residential uses at the site.
Learn more at: www.eastgateleeds.co.uk/
The Battersea Power Station redevelopment project is a high-density mixed-use development scheme on the site of the Grade II* listed Battersea Power Station. The proposed redevelopment will be constructed in 7 major phases over approximately a 10-year timeline. The project is to introduce a mix of sustainable energy and utilities infrastructure to manage the carbon footprint of the proposed new development and reduce the requirement for high carbon content energy from the national grid.
This is a multi-billion development, across a 15-hectare city centre site, with river frontage and licensed dock facilities – and forming part of the 78 hectare VNEB regeneration area. The prestigious 15.38 hectare Battersea Power Station development will deliver 740,000m2 of high quality floor space including a 6 acre riverside park, 3,400 residential apartments, a hotel, conference facilities, commercial offices, retail units and social and leisure facilities (restaurants, cinema, event space, gym).
Learn more at: www.battersea-powerstation.com
This will be a major redevelopment of the St James’ Quarter with over 167,000m2 (1.7million ft2) of floor space.
The redevelopment of the St James Quarter by Henderson Global Investors is to create a quality urban environment, encouraging use of low carbon and renewable energy solutions and sustainable modes of transport; resulting in the use of fewer materials and less waste production during the redevelopment and subsequent retail and residential uses at the site.
Learn more at: www.stjamesquarter.info/content/home
A Personal Rapid Transport Project (PRT) was being undertaken as part of BAA’s future transport strategy with the objective of delivering a step change in the behaviour of moving passengers in and out of the Heathrow complex.
Taking into account the company’s underlying objectives of improving air quality and demonstrating environmental sense. The project was addressing the specific problems associated with connecting the commercial transport business locations along the perimeter of the complex to the passenger terminals at the centre: Consolidating multiple bus services; improving passenger convenience (experience); improving efficiency and reducing environmental and operational costs.
Inventa were retained by BAA to provide their project team with a view of a range of alternative transport solutions and technologies (particularly from technology orientated public and personal transport organisations) and to support the BAA team in its financial and commercial modelling and technical assessment of the three primary tenders; focusing on providing the team with an impact and risk assessment of the conceptual solution.
The project has resulted in the delivery of a leading edge PRT system, transporting passengers from adjoining car parks to the new T5 facility.
The Mall of Egypt is to be a high density mixed-use retail development and comprises a main shopping mall incorporating 160,000 square metres of retail space (over 400 retail units) over two levels, a hyper market and leisure and entertainment facilities including restaurants and a cinema. Recreational facilities will include a ski park, 17-screen cinema, family entertainment centre and over 50 food and beverage outlets throughout the mall and the open air plaza.
Opening in 2014, Mall of Egypt will be the dominant super regional mall serving the western half of the greater Cairo metropolis.
Learn more at: www.majidalfuttaimproperties.com/en/content.aspx?cid=14
A flagship regeneration project in which a new transport infrastructure, private investment and public amenities are revitalising a previously neglected part of East London
Learn more at: www.majidalfuttaimproperties.com/en/content.aspx?cid=14