SusCon Dartford

SusCon, Dartford, UK

Training and education for sustainability skills.
  • Client

    Dartford Borough Council / Prologis UK Ltd

  • Services

    ArchitectureSocial Responsibility

  • Sectors

    EducationScience + Innovation

  • Value

    £6.5 million

  • Year Completed


  • Region

    Dartford, UK



  • Contractor

    Winvic Construction Ltd

Winner, Low Carbon Design Award for Environmental Initiative, RIBA EM Awards 2011
Commended, Out of Region Award, RIBA EM Awards 2011
Suscon Dartford

SusCon Sustainable Construction training and research centre in Dartford, has been awarded a BREEAM Education 2008 ‘Outstanding’ rating with a score of 88.85% against a design stage assessment. On completion this was the highest ever achieved for this category of building.


SusCon was delivered for a public/private partnership led by Dartford Borough Council, Prologis UK Ltd and North West Kent College and is designed to be a learning tool for sustainable construction.

Highly insulated and airtight external envelope.

Designed and orientated for maximised use of natural daylight.

BRE A-rated materials wherever possible; low toxicity and high recycled contents.

Solar shading systems to prevent excessive solar gain and overheating.

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