Sustainability

The 81 Newgate Street proposals are an exemplar of the next generation of sustainable mid-21st century commercial buildings.

Sustainability is ingrained within our approach throughout, from the initial decision to undertake a transformation rather than a demolition and new build, through to the urban greening and logistical policies of the new development.

Throughout the transformation we would ensure the highest standards of sustainable development and construction, with all construction partners fully registered with the Considerate Constructors Scheme.

81 Newgate Street will :

  • Aspire to be the first of a new generation of net zero carbon enabled office developments in London
  • Target a BREEAM rating of at least “Excellent”
  • Deliver a net zero operational carbon strategy for the base building energy consumption, targeting the 2050 Paris Proof Target by 2024
  • Aim to achieve a WELL Standard rating of at least “Gold”
  • Deliver the most low impact form of development for the site – saving up to three years of demolition / new construction with all the embodied carbon saving from reused material and construction processes
  • Minimise waste using modular construction, low carbon materials adopting the circular economy philosophy and a zero to landfill plan
  • Be a net zero fossil fuel energy development
  • Provide one of the highest”urban greening factors” in London and enhance local biodiversity.
  • Be designed to be climate change resilient, including rainwater attenuation, greenfield rates, material resilience and thermally comfortable adaptive environments
  • Adopt a potable water efficiency strategy including low-water fitting, leak detection and smart sensors
  • Be highly served by public transport, supporting cyclists with fully equipped facilities and enhancing pedestrian access to and across the site
PLANTING AT THE BASE OF THE BUILDING TO MAXIMISE URBAN GREENING FACTOR
NET ZERO OPERATIONAL CARBON HIERARCHY