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Affordable housing meets stylish design, renewable energy, green roofs, energy efficiency and prefabricated construction in this fantastic housing project in the London Borough of Hillingdon. Birchway Eco Community was built as an infill project to provide affordable housing for residents of Hillingdon and is more than just a series of green built prefab homes. The residents are creating a green charter that will serve as a guidebook for the community on how to live greener lives.

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  4. jontheobald March 17, 2010 at 11:09 am

    Just to be clear, these homes are for social housing, not for private purchase or sale … glad you like the scheme and thanks for the comments … for further information see the Birchway website or for videos of the scheme and its construction checkout our YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/paradigmhousing … Jon theobald, Head of Communications, Paradigm

  5. manny March 13, 2010 at 2:26 am

    Great article
    I also believe that when it comes to selling your property, the kitchen is probably the most important room of all. Modern families spend much of their time in this area: cooking, eating, working and playing. Whether you update the existing space or undertake more major work – knocking down walls to create an open-plan space, for example – transforming your kitchen will pay off

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