Rodney Parade Phase 1, Newport, UK

About The Building

Rodney Parade Phase 1 is a residential development of 51 high quality dwellings in Newport, South Wales. It is a mix of 15 one and 36 two bedroom flats, spread over three blocks.  

The flats are constructed with a mix of standard brick and block, rendered blockwork and trespa panel external walls, and a steel double skin roof system. The ground floors are concrete and the upper floors are of timber construction. All windows are timber framed but with aluminium clad fascia. The flats are heated by gas boilers.
This development is part of a major regeneration project in Newport known as City Vizion.

Further information

Key Facts

  • BREEAM rating: Excellent,
  • Score: 72.6%,
  • Stage:  Design & Procurement,
  • BREEAM version: EcoHomes 2005.

Overview Of Environmental Features

The key environmental features of the development include:

  • efficient building fabric,
  • low NOx boilers,
  • responsibly sourced timber,
  • actions to increase the ecological value of the site,
  • location in an area with good public transport links and local amenities. It is an easy 500-metre walk from regularly serviced bus stops and the central Newport bus station, and within one kilometre from a range of amenities including a primary school.

The EcoHomes Assessment

EcoHomes seeks to minimise the adverse effects of new dwellings on the environment at global and local scales, whilst promoting healthy indoor conditions for the occupants. The overall rating is determined by the total number of EcoHomes criteria met and their respective environmental weightings.

Project Team Details

  • Developer: Taylor Wimpey (South Wales),
  • Architect: Gardner Stewart Architects,
  • BREEAM Assessor: AECOM.


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