Published: 18th May 2020

Bradford Estates have announced plans to build a sustainable garden village-style settlement on land to the west of the A41 in Shropshire. The developers claim it would be net zero carbon when completed and include 3,000 sustainably developed homes and 1.8 million sq ft of commercial space. Bradford Estates’ managing director, Alexander Newport, commissioned WSP, a global consultancy and world leading expert in responsible and sustainable development, to analyse the project and make recommendations that will allow Bradford Estates to achieve its goal of achieving net zero carbon status, reinforcing his commitment to creating a scheme that will not only set a standard for Shropshire, but also the UK as a whole. The WSP report has helped Bradford Estates identify a number of clear steps which will allow it to achieve its net zero carbon ambitions, including the community being powered entirely by renewable electricity. WSP’s analysis found that a £23m investment by … (To read the full article, subscribe below)