The building is designed to be fossil-fuel free, ultra-low energy and achieve the UK Green Building Council’s 2025 net zero office energy performance target.
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The council is also looking to transform Stockton town centre with a new urban park with direct access to the River Tees from the high street.
The council’s cabinet will be asked on 10 February to give the go ahead to build around 155 homes in seven locations across the county on local authority-owned land.
Incorporating healthy new town principles, the scheme is designed around over 200 mature trees on the site to create a high-quality scheme.
The Redcar site is now under the full control of the local mayoral development corporation.
‘If this government is to give its ‘levelling up’ soundbite any meaning, then it must make ending child poverty in places like the North East its priority.
'We are undertaking will help Seaham town centre to recover, creating a vibrant and accessible environment for residents, businesses and visitors.'
‘The Economic Recovery Plan, and the Northern Infrastructure Pipeline within it, is aimed at how we rebuild and transform the North.'
'These are still proposals and as a listening council we will be seeking the views of residents, businesses and other interested parties to help shape our thinking before the plan is finalised.'
The council is planning a wider £59m programme for a range of affordable housing projects across Sunderland over the next five years.