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New Carbon Price set out in New Draft London Plan

Posted on December 6th 2017

The long awaited New London Plan was published by the Greater London Authority for consultation last week. As part of its viability assessment it has used a 50% higher price for carbon than is currently the GLA’s suggested offset price. The new London Plan (p. 327) states that ‘a nationally recognised non-traded price of £95/tonne has been tested as part of …

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Planning Success at Acton Gardens

Posted on December 6th 2017

We are delighted to have supported Acton Gardens LLP (a joint venture between Countryside Properties and L&Q) in devising an integrated energy, sustainability and overheating strategy for Phase 9.1 of the Acton Gardens Masterplan. The London Borough of Ealing Planning Committee voted to approve this consent earlier this month. The phase will consist of 68 residential apartments and associated parking, …

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Elena becomes a RIBA Chartered Architect

Posted on December 6th 2017

We are delighted to announce that Elena Pana, who leads on our environmental modelling team, recently became a Chartered Architect with the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). With a background in architectural engineering and expertise in advanced computer modelling, Elena focuses on specialist sustainable design input to large residential projects. Using her architectural background and strong skills in dynamic thermal …

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Christmas Quiz 2017

Posted on December 6th 2017

The winner of our quiz will be able to nominate a charity to receive a £500 donation from us. Please click here to access the Christmas Quiz. Closing date for entries is 5pm on 20th December 2017 Winner to be notified via email. *In the event that we have more than one correct submission, a winner shall be drawn from a …

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