Saltaire Village Society/Sustainable Saltaire
(A sub-group of Saltaire Village Society)
Sustainability guide for Saltaire homes (v1.0)
Although there are many great positives to living in a World Heritage Site such as Saltaire, one of the drawbacks is the increased difficulty in making home improvements that are in keeping with the image of Saltaire as a ‘living industrial-era village’.
Ironically the way Saltaire was created would by today’s standards be considered intrinsically sustainable due to its location, with over 1,500 jobs within walking distance of the village, excellent local retail, dining, drinking and leisure facilities along with good public transport links to Leeds, Bradford and further afield.
Where Saltaire falls short (if anywhere!) is in the energy efficiency of its housing stock when compared to today’s modern houses...
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