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Appeal: Exception made for boat museum’s BREEAM rating

Boat museum

A proposed boat museum in Beale Park near Reading, granted outline planning permission in 2014, has been allowed to downgrade its BREEAM rating target.

Permission for the attraction, named Thames Heritage Boat Museum, was granted subject to a number of conditions, one of which was that it must achieve an ‘Excellent’ BREEAM rating. BREEAM is a method that sets standards for the environmental performance of buildings by assessing their energy efficiency, land use requirements and other factors. The appellant challenged this condition.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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