Sustainability

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The sustainable features of the conference centre form an integral part of our daily operations, with the building designed for both cultural and physical accessibility.

Our environmental credentials

  • Solar chimneys ventilate the building naturally and automatically
  • Energy efficient lighting that turns off automatically when an area is not being used
  • Solar hot water is used for sinks and showers
  • Rainwater is used to flush WCs
  • Carefully balanced window glazing ensures optimum shading and light admittance
  • Mechanical ventilation in acoustically protected rooms that overrides the natural ventilation system only when required
  • Super-insulated façade panels, roof and floors
  • Exposed thermal mass GGBS (sustainable aggregate) concrete ceilings
  • Extensive use of untreated FSC (Forestry Stewardship Council) certified timber
  • Balancing the requirements of a diverse range of users
  • DDA compliant, the Coin Street neighbourhood centre has been developed in consultation with a professional access consultant and in detailed dialogue with the building’s users
  • Recycling of paper, card, tin and plastic
  • Sustainable caterers that use locally sourced produce

Contact our conference centre team

Tel: 020 7021 1650

Email: conferences@coinstreet.org