We are sustainability consultants for the built environment, specialising in:


• Climate and biodiversity emergency

• Circular economy

• Social value and wellbeing

• Design thinking and creativity


The Institution of Civil Engineers R&D Enabling Fund and Useful Projects co-funded this research project, ‘Maximising Social Value From Infrastructure’ […]

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Useful Projects was appointed to work with the London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) and the Greater London Authority (GLA) to develop guidance describing a new method for producing Circular […]

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Policy Guidance for London

Circular Economy Policy

Central Bedfordshire is a hub of thriving market towns at the heart of the UK’s motorway, rail and air networks, only 30 minutes from London. Substantial growth is planned for […]

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Central Bedfordshire

Carbon Neutral & Sustainability Plan

Useful Simple Trust has been Highly Commended in the Sustainable Organisation category of the IEMA Sustainability Impact Awards 2020. Congratulations to our sister companies Expedition Engineering, Thomas.Matthews and Useful Studio! […]

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In August, Useful Projects held its Financing Climate Action roundtable with our insight panel members: Alison Knight, Executive Director of Neighbourhoods, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council Elliot Smith, Commercial Manager Energy […]

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Useful Simple Trust is in a shortlisted team with igloo Regeneration and architects Mawson Kerr as one of six teams out of 200 entries for the Home of 2030 competition. […]

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