Green Housing

Milton Keynes Council approve plans for new net zero council homes

Plans for 60 new net zero council homes have been approved by Milton Keynes Council, with the authority saying that they will be among the ‘greenest’ homes in the borough.

The new homes are to be built in the Netherfield area of Milton Keynes on the Cripps Lodge site, which was formerly a council run centre and will see a mix of new homes, including bungalows and wheelchair friendly properties for elderly and vulnerable residents.

Cripps Lodge will use green technology, including solar panels, air source pumps and the highest standards of insultation to keep energy costs down for residents and work to build the properties is expected to begin later this year.

Milton Keynes Council has set out its most ambitious and greenest council house building plan for a generation and has plans to deliver 1,200 council homes by 2030, making them some of the borough’s most accessible and environmentally friendly homes.

Commenting, Milton Keynes Council’s Cabinet Member for Public Realm, Councillor Emily Darlington said: “We are delivering on our commitment to build these much needed council homes for MK families.

“We’re working hard to ensure that we don’t let sites sit empty as we progress with our green council housebuilding programme. My thanks go out to everyone involved, including Woughton Community Council for their work during the consultation.”

PSE Oct/Nov 21

PSE Oct/Nov 21

Power & Positionaility

Our October/November 2021 edition of PSE delves into a number of key areas for public sector progress, including decarbonisation and digital transformation. Equally read our exclusive interview with Sir Richard Leese, as he reflects on a remarkable 25 year career with Manchester City Council, while elsewhere we learn how to evolve our green capabilities in public sector transport.

Videos...

View all videos
#PSE365: Digtial Transformation in association with Cisco

Be A Part Of It!

14th October 2021
PSE365: Digital Transformation in association with Cisco

PSE has created a full calendar of events to address the most important issues that influence the delivery of public sector services. 

Over 365 days you’ll have the opportunity to hear from a range of highly motivating, informative and inspirational speakers. These speakers will equip you with knowledge and unique insight to enable you to overcome the challenges that you face.

Magazine Feature

Keep communities at the heart of planning

Chris Borg, NALC policy manager

Chris Borg discusses the Planning for the Future white paper and explains the importance of residents and local councils having a say when it comes to planning

More articles...

View all