Brent Cross Town

Working to deliver low carbon heating in major city regeneration.

A heat network for Brent Cross Town

We are working with Related Argent and Barnet Council in London, to design, build and operate a new district heat network for one of Europe’s largest redevelopments - Brent Cross Town.

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This will supply low-carbon heating and hot water to 6,700 new homes and 3 million square feet of new office, retail and commercial space. Operational from 2023, we hope to remove all CO2 emitting sources from the development - proving that low emission urban regeneration is more than possible in the UK capital.

A thriving community

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The vision for Brent Cross is that the development will be a new park town for London, incorporating 50 acres of parks and playing fields which are central to help attract people to live, work and visit. 
It also aims to contribute to the capital’s green economic recovery, with sustainability, health and wellbeing, and neighbourhood spirit at the core of the new community.

In line with these objectives, our project at Brent Cross aims to power climate-smarter living, showing what can be achieved by taking a fresh approach to such large-scale urban regeneration.

“Brent Cross Town will be a new town centre, which encourages people to thrive, leading healthier lives, and which is being designed to ambitious sustainability targets. We have chosen to work with Vattenfall to help us deliver future-proofed energy infrastructure with the aim of achieving zero carbon heating within a generation.”

– Anthony Peter, Chief Operating Officer, Brent Cross South DM    

About Brent Cross Town

Brent Cross Town will be a new park town for London and will establish a new standard for large-scale urban regeneration. The development will contribute to London’s green economic recovery with sustainability, health & wellbeing and a powerful sense of neighbourliness at its core.

Latest news and insights

Let's Meet: Selene Molina Blanco

Lead Engineering Manager Selene Molina Blanco talks about her passion for engineering, Brent Cross South and what she’s looking forward to the most when lockdown restrictions ease.

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First pipes in the ground at Brent Cross Town

A significant milestone has been achieved as construction has started on the primary district heating network at Brent Cross Town.

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Vision for Brent Cross Town unveiled

Vattenfall Heat UK will deliver reliable and affordable heating to homes, shops and businesses at one of the UK’s largest developments, Brent Cross Town.

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Why heat networks?

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UK homes are being encouraged to move to low carbon heating, but what are the benefits?

A heat network, also referred to as district heating, is a system of delivering heat to ho...

Heat networks are used in many parts of the world to deliver low carbon heat to homes and ...

Who we help

We bring a strong team, investment, and more to help grow, optimise and run your network.

We bring experience to the issues developers face in making their vision a reality.

Finding scalable and reliable solutions with minimum disruption to residents.

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