Skanska’s Bentley Works, Doncaster

Bentley Works is Skanska UK’s engineering and manufacturing facility situated 3km north of Doncaster, South Yorkshire. The 7.5 hectare site has been used by Skanska for over a century and was in need of redevelopment and modernisation. Skanska redeveloped Bentley Works into a state-of-the-art facility to provide high quality engineering, manufacturing and pre-fabrication services for … Continue reading “Skanska’s Bentley Works, Doncaster”

Waitrose, Bracknell

ABOUT THE BUILDING This new Waitrose Supermarket is part of the regeneration of Bracknell town centre in Berkshire. It is Waitrose’s policy that all of their new build stores are BREEAM assessed, and the decision was made by Waitrose that an ‘Outstanding’ rating should be sought for the Bracknell store. KEY FACTS BREEAM version: Retail 2008 … Continue reading “Waitrose, Bracknell”

The Centre, Livingston, UK

ABOUT THE BUILDING ‘The Centre’ Shopping Centre in Livingston is owned and managed by Land Securities. This development involved a 60,000 sq.ft. retail extension of the existing centre. An MSU (Major Shop Unit) was built for Primark Stores. It consists of a three storey extension trading from two levels. BREEAM is part of Land Securities … Continue reading “The Centre, Livingston, UK”

Marks & Spencer Cheshire Oaks

ABOUT THE BUILDING Marks & Spencer’s Cheshire Oaks store is their 3rd ‘sustainable learning store’ (SLS). It is located near Liverpool and is the second largest M&S store in the world and the largest built from scratch. The 210,000ft2 development was built in response to their Plan A commitment to deliver the most sustainably operated … Continue reading “Marks & Spencer Cheshire Oaks”

Vega Building, Hove, UK

Southern Housing Group is one of England’s largest housing associations, owning and managing more than 26,000 homes for 66,000 residents across London and the south east. Its 2012/13 development programme delivered 828 new homes for a variety of tenures. The objectives of the Group’s Environmental Sustainability Strategy include, “Delivering affordable warmth and reducing fuel poverty”. … Continue reading “Vega Building, Hove, UK”

119 Ebury Street

ABOUT THE BUILDING 119 EBURY STREET IS LOCATED IN THE CITY OF WESTMINSTER, LONDON. THIS LISTED BUILDING WAS PREVIOUSLY A HOTEL AND ORIGINALLY A SINGLE FAMILY HOME. The project is developing the building into three duplex apartments for tenants, whilst setting the bar for the sustainable retrofit of listed buildings in the UK. KEY BREEAM … Continue reading “119 Ebury Street”

Weald Wing, HMP Maidstone, UK

HMP Maidstone is based in the centre of the town Maidstone and has been present on this site since 1810.  It was designed by architect Daniel Asher Alexander and was constructed using local Kentish ragstone quarried from the site.  The building dates back almost 200 years. The Ministry of Justice, National Offender Management Service required … Continue reading “Weald Wing, HMP Maidstone, UK”