Contract for £24m scheme includes refurb of 165 homes and creation of green transport plan
The scheme includes the refurbishment of 165 existing housing stock and the creation of a ‘green transport plan’. This would separate pedestrian, cycle and road traffic to encourage more cycling and walking, and a recycling and waste management plan.
Associate director Tim Jervis said: “The Bournville Village Trust scheme shows that sustainability is more than simple hype and can translate to excellent design, affordable and highly desirable housing within a clean and spacious, environmentally aware and focused community.”
Turner & Townsend has been advising the trust on how to achieve ‘excellent’ EcoHomes rating.
Construction will commence at the beginning of 2008.
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