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Report on Net Zero Carbon Pilot Schemes at Paget Road and St Thomas Road

This report outlines work undertaken toward development of two housing infill schemes as a first pilot Net Zero Carbon development project, and seeks approval by the Executive Councillor for the proposed developments and associated budgets.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £300,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/08/2021

Decision due: 23 Sep 2021 by Executive Councillor for Housing

Lead member: Executive Councillor for Housing

Department: Housing Services

Contact: Ben Binns, Interim Development Project Manager Email: ben.binns@cambridge.gov.uk.

Additional Information: This is a key item and will automatically appear on the agenda.

Background Information: Approval was granted at the Meeting of the Housing Scrutiny Committee on 24 September 2020 to proceed on planning toward a new housing delivery programme. This report outlines two schemes proposed to be brought forward to Net Zero Carbon Standard as a pilot package, with external funding of the uplift against current building standards. This pilot will allow experiential learning within the council and facilitate the agreed step up to net zero carbon housing delivery across the new programme.

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