The Riverside Sunderland site is located in the heart of the city with the River Wear running through the site from West to East. The site currently houses a university […]

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Riverside Sunderland

Sustainability and Energy Consultancy

The Financing Climate Action report provides advice, tips and pathways for local authorities looking accelerate delivery of their carbon pledges. […]

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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

Useful Projects worked with the Wildlife Trusts to develop the “100 Miles Wilder” vision for the Ox-Cam Corridor […]

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Nature Recovery Network

Vision development

Useful Projects is part of a pan-European initiative called the Knowledge Alliance for Advanced Urbanism (KAAU). The organisations involved in the consortium are particularly interested in how the two disciplines […]

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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

As part of our work on Grosvenor’s Living cities programme, we ran a number of capacity building and engagement workshops with each of the operating companies from cities around the world. […]

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Living Cities Game

Capacity building and engagement

We worked with Milton Keynes Council (MKC) to prepare an evidence paper exploring new policy mechanisms to deliver their ambitious target to become a zero-carbon city by 2050. The paper […]

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Milton Keynes Low Carbon Policy

Research and engagement

Useful Projects worked with sister company Useful Studio to prepare a report on density as part of the Milton Keynes Futures 2050 Commission. […]

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Milton Keynes Density Study

Strategic Study

Useful Projects have partnered up with BPP Consulting and SOENECS to provide Tower Hamlets Council with a Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) on Reuse, Recycling and Waste. The Tower Hamlets Waste […]

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Tower Hamlets Waste SPD

Sustainability Policy Consultant

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