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Fullers Slade - Master Plan 

 

Client: Milton Keynes Council

Project Value: £100m

Project Type: 319 new build dwellings and 359 existing dwelling refurbishment 

PinnacleESP have been commissioned by Milton Keynes Council to undertake the ‘Mechanical and Electrical Master Plan Feasibility’ and site wide ‘Energy and Sustainability Design’ for Fullers Slade Estate Redevelopment in Milton Keynes.


The Fullers Slade Estate in Milton Keynes was constructed in the 1970’s and consists of 453 existing residential properties.


As part of Milton Keynes Council Estate Redevelopment Master Plan, PinnacleESP have worked together with the Architectural team to design several Master Plan options which were then put to a residents public vote to decide which option would go forward. The vote was held in November 2019, with the outcome to proceed with partial demolition, 359 existing dwelling refurbishment and 319 New build dwellings to be incorporated into the Estate.

As part of the design PinnacleESP developed the energy strategy for the refurbished and new build dwelling to meet to meet stringent Milton Keynes planning requirements. This consisted of moving away from traditional boilers and designing Air Source Heat Pump led heating and hot water generation as well as improved building fabric efficiency and PV to achieve as close to carbon neutral dwelling as possible.


PinnacleESP also undertook the design development of site wide infrastructure for the new Master Plan including a micro generation centre to convert solid recovered fuel from local waste collection to generate electricity for the new estate Master Plan. In a new private electricity network.


PinnacleESP designed site wide infrastructure for the new Master Plan including calculating electrical and water loading and liaised with existing statutory authority companies to divert, upgrade and remove site wide infrastructure as required.