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


• Climate and biodiversity emergency

• Circular economy

• Social value and wellbeing

We are a B Corp™ and a Social Enterprise.


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

Through a series of engagement sessions, we translated these ambitions into a Zero Carbon Homes Routemap. It sets out short, medium and long-term actions against five cross-sector enablers: policy and guidance, governance model and delivery processes, financial capital, human capital, as well as innovation, technology and infrastructure. […]

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WMCA Zero Carbon Homes

Routemap and Charter

Central Bedfordshire Council wants this growth to be sustainable and to support carbon neutrality in the area. It has prioritised climate action and is now aiming to demonstrate leadership for sustainable development in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. To support this ambition, Useful Projects was commissioned to develop an innovative and creative Sustainability Plan for 2020-2030. […]

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Central Bedfordshire

Sustainability Plan & Advisory Support

We are growing and recruiting! We have several positions being recruited for within Useful Projects and the wider Useful Simple Trust at the moment, including: Senior Sustainability Consultant – buildings […]

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How can we create social value through design? For this blog I have interviewed Catherine Ramsden, the founder of Useful Studio (and Useful Projects’ Director of Design) on a theme […]

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We are delighted to announce that we are now a B Corp™. Useful Projects is part of the Useful Simple Trust family of professional design practices. Through our naturally collaborative approach […]

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