The developments benefited from several ‘renewables’ – Rain Water Harvesting and Solar Hot Water. All storm water from the development is held in several ponds in a ‘Wetlands’ Area, encouraging the growth of local fauna and flora whilst providing a pleasant backdrop and place for the residents to walk. The scheme was built to meet the requirements of Code For Sustainable Homes level 3. ‘Fabric first’ approach to compliance with the energy standards defined by the code criterion.
An area of land was donated to the local school providing them with an extended playing field.