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Westminster City Council

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… of EPC Band B. 10 11 Movement and places Road transport represents 11% of Westminster’s emissions but compared to emissions from the built environment, this is lower than the average local authority. The arrival of the Elizabeth Line in 2022 and the redevelopment of Victoria Coach Station provide opportunities to reduce congestion and increase the use of active travel and public transport

… buildings and 15% from homes. A further 11% of emissions come from transport. Council emissions The council generated almost 45,000 tonnes of carbon from our buildings and activities in 2018. We need to reduce our emissions by 8.3% each year to achieve our target of net zero by 2030. Our largest source of emissions is the Pimlico District Heating Undertaking which accounts for 37.4% of all…

… buildings 15% from homes 1.5% from waste disposal and industrial processes 11% from road transport 11% from shops, offices, restaurants and hotels DEVELOPING AN ACTION PLAN The council has worked with Anthesis Environmental consultancy to identify the impact of different types of carbon saving actions. We have used this information to create a series of recommended actions under four…

… of which 40% are rented, 31% are owned and 26% are socially rented. This includes 20,931 social housing properties of which 57% of residents are tenants and 43% are leaseholders1. As most homes are not managed or owned by the council, community action is essential to meet net zero by 2040. The energy used in these homes accounts for 15% of the city’s emissions, higher than those from road transport

… energy efficiency performance. Work with private rented sector landlords to identify and improve properties with poor energy performance Promote local generation and use of affordable, clean energy. Share local community examples including action taking place in schools. Increase take up of sustainable and active transport such as walking and cycling and reduce reliance on private…


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