Flashcards in Geography- case study- CUE- sustainable urban living- Bedzed Deck (10):
What is Bedzed?
One of the few low carbon developments in the UK. Described as an eco village
Where is BedZED?
In Wallington, South London
What is BedZEDs full name?
Beddington Zero Energy Development
When did people first move in and to how many homes?
First moved into 100 homes in 2002
What percentage of the construction materials were from waste timber?
What percentage of heating requirements do the homes have of the typical UK homes heating requirements?
What else is included in BedZED?
Work for 100 people
How is the village well served for public transport?
It is located on a bus route.
5 minutes walk to the train station.
15 minutes walk to the tram link from Croyden to Wimbledon.
How do they encourage only essential car use?
Car club members use a locally based fleet of vehicles on a 'pay as you drive' basis. Annual mileage of the average car club member has been halved.