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Passivhaus Scheme wins RICS East Midlands Award

Success for Ridge project as one of Europe’s largest Passivhaus affordable housing schemes, Heathcott Road in Leicester, has won an RICS East Midlands Award. Ridge were pleased to provide Cost Manager and Employer’s Agent services on this scheme.

Heathcott Road is situated towards the south of Leicester city centre and was a community-led partnership which included 68 affordable homes together with permaculture farm, flower meadow and open green space. Each of the new homes are sustainable and feature controlled ventilation and high levels of insulation.

Phil Welham, Ridge and Partners, said:

Ridge is delighted to be part of this great team with EMH Group that has so successfully delivered such an important and innovative Passivhaus affordable housing scheme for the local community in Leicester.

As a regional winner, Heathcott Road will now go forward to the RICS Awards National Grand Final which will take place on Thursday 2nd November at the Inter-Continental Hotel on London’s Park Lane.


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