SUSTAINABILITY

Broadgate is a place where people can be inspired by groundbreaking art, food, drink and culture every day. It’s why our environment motivates everything we do. We strive for a neighbourhood where people, nature and inspiration thrive.

Broadgate in Numbers
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Zero waste to landfill… With 36,000 people working at Broadgate and 199 events in 2017, we’ve recycled 9,897 tonnes of waste since 2013 - the weight of 1,371 whales.
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Built from a quarter ton of plastic (the amount that enters our oceans every second), Plasticus the whale was made by Broadgate’s waste company, Bywaters, for Sky TV’s Ocean Rescue.
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Two wheels good… There are 1,500 cycle spaces at Broadgate plus regular cycle surgeries in Finsbury Avenue Square.
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With 17,500 sq ft of green roof space and 140 trees (including 70 mature trees) plus colourful and green planted areas, we’re on a mission to keep birds, bees and butterflies at Broadgate.
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City In Bloom Awards. Awarded to spaces that lead the way in biodiversity and sustainability, we also received the Gold Award in 2016 for 201 Bishopsgate’s green roof and Broadgate Plaza.
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BREEAM certified green buildings at Broadgate. That’s 1.6 million sq ft - the equivalent of 28 football pitches.
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There are six main modes people at Broadgate and none of them involve a car: train, tube, walking (a whopping 10% walk to work compared to 6% national average), cycling, bus and motorcycle.
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Since 2013, we’ve cut energy use at Broadgate by 7%. This has saved 13,680 MWh (which equals annual electricity use in over 4,000 homes) and reduced carbon emissions by 6,320 tonnes.
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In the last eight years, Broadgate has won 40 Clean City Awards presented by the City Of London to businesses that promote best environmental practice and waste management.
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Nine floors up. That’s the plan for a new restaurant that will be arriving with 100 Liverpool Street in 2019. It’ll come with 20,000 sq ft of outdoor terraces to attract more wildlife.
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The number of awards won by Exchange House for its innovative suspended structure (only 5% of it touches the ground). This includes the 2015 AIA’s prestigious Twenty-Five Year Award.

For more information on sustainability at British Land, please see the British Land Sustainability Accounts 2018

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