BedZED claims to be the UK’s largest sustainable community. Built in
2002, it has 100 homes designed to provide ordinary people with a high
quality of life while living within their share of the earth’s resources.
BedZED, in Beddington, south-west London, was built on a brownfieldsite on previously industrial land. Fifty per cent of houses are for privatesale or rent, 25% for shared ownership and 25% social housing for rent