The post-Covid plan promises £15bn for 180,000 lower-cost, zero carbon, quality homes in green spaces. This pledge should be shared by all builders.
A new generation of green developers is taking the lead on the Government’s promise to build better after Covid-19, delivering homes with earth walls held together by hemp cement.
Boris Johnson first used the phrase in May. “We owe it to future generations to build back better” and create a “fairer, greener economy”.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak followed the charge this month with a £3 billion eco-package to make public buildings greener and homes more energy efficient, restore wetlands and plant trees — all in a bid to be carbon zero by 2030.
Coronavirus has piled on the pressure to create a pandemic-safe capital city that is cleaner and greener...