Member Project: Dormary Close

The developer members of the GHA have all committed to building fully sustainable homes and communities in accordance with the GHA Standard and Charter in the majority of their developments, and to higher standards wherever possible.

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Project Description:

 This development of 6 properties has been constructed on a predominantly brownfield site.  Developed with assistance from the HCA's National Affordable Homes Programme 2008 and from the Department of Energy & Climate Change as part of their renewable house programme.

All the properties achieve CSH Level 4 using well insulated building fabric coupled with low air permeability.  Each property incorporates PV energy geeration, a MVHR system and high efficiency gas boilers.  Built usiong natural and renewal construction materials, including Hempcrete - a mix of hemp and a lime-based binder cast around a timber frame. 

  • Architects: Browne Smith Baker
  • Project Managers: Faithful and Gould
  • Mechanical & Electrical Consultants:  BES
  • Structural Engineer:  Tony Wood
  • Main Contractor:  Mansell Construction Services


CSH Level 4

Sustainability Features

Hempcrete, PV panels, MVHR system, high efficiency gas boiler

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