CCG to build Scotland’s largest net zero homes project

Aaron Morby 2 years ago
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Scotland’s largest net zero housing development will see 444 new homes built after councillors in Edinburgh agreed a £71m contract with CCG (Scotland).

Architect Cooper Cromar designed the Wester Villages project
Architect Cooper Cromar designed the Wester Villages project

Part of the City of Edinburgh Council’s major £1.3bn regeneration of Granton Waterfront, the Western Villages project will now move to construction in the summer.

Western Villages will offer a mix of one, two- and three-bedroom flats and a range of tenure options including social, mid-market rent and homes for sale.

Partnering with CCG (Scotland) and architect Cooper Cromar, the council is also adopting CCG’s new Net Zero Home house building standard for this build which will support its ambition of achieving net zero by 2030.

This standard brings improved insulation, low carbon heating and renewable technology that will help the council make big strides in building sustainable housing for its residents.

Over the next 15 years, 3,500 net-zero carbon homes, a low-energy heat network, primary school, health centre, commercial and cultural spaces and sustainable transport provision are all planned at Granton Waterfront.

 

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