Hounslow Council


Sustainability guidance

We require all schemes, including one or more residential units, and commercial or other developments of 100sqm or more to be in compliance with the energy policies specified in the London Plan (2004).

To demonstrate compliance, we require all applications for such schemes include an energy statement.

London Plan Energy Statement

London Plan (2011)

An energy statement should be provided for all new build developments that meet the relevant thresholds.To assist when submitting an energy statement a guideline has been produced which details what  to include:

Energy statement guidelines (Adobe PDF icon PDF Help, size 43kb)

We strongly encourage all schemes including one or more residential units, and commercial or other developments of 100sq m or more, to meet a minimum of Code for Sustainable Homes level 3 - aiming for level 4 (for new homes), Ecohomes "excellent" (for conversions) or BREEAM "excellent" (for other types of development).

More information can be found on the BREEAM website.

Contact us

Email: planning@hounslow.gov.uk

Tel: 020 8583 5555

Development Control
London Borough of Hounslow
Civic Centre
Lampton Road
Hounslow
TW3 4DN