An abandoned, idled or underused industrial and commercial property, the reuse or redevelopment of which is complicated by real or perceived contamination. Brownfield sites have received US EPA funding for redevelopment.
The Cambois site represents an outstanding and unique opportunity to create a high-quality sustainable community of 5,000 homes by regenerating a large area of predominantly brownfield land in a location which has suffered from decades of postindustrial decline.
The West Midlands has seen the value of brownfield land fall by a quarter with greenfield sites falling by 21 per cent against a national average of 30 per cent over the year and 13 per cent in the past quarter.
It is also an example of the excellent team work between key partners in the public and private sector who have worked together to acquire, assemble and co-ordinate the remediation of brownfield land which would otherwise remain derelict," he said.
Anesco is to set about a major regeneration of a couple of Harworth Estates former colliery sites with the development of a 30MW solar portfolio - falling in line with Government strategy to develop solar on brownfield land.