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What is Bedzed?

One of the few low carbon developments in the UK. Described as an eco village

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Where is BedZED?

In Wallington, South London

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What is BedZEDs full name?

Beddington Zero Energy Development

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When did people first move in and to how many homes?

First moved into 100 homes in 2002

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What percentage of the construction materials were from waste timber?

10%

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What percentage of heating requirements do the homes have of the typical UK homes heating requirements?

10%

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What else is included in BedZED?

Community facilities
Work for 100 people

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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.

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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.

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How have the houses been made to be as sustainable as possible?

Low energy lighting and appliances
Rainwater collection and store
Solar cells

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