• socialvalue
  • 1 minute
  • 11/02/2019
8362

First Base and Patron Capital: Considering social value in planning for Edward Street Quarter

Research by the British Council of Offices indicates that the potential contribution that a building can make to society is significantly higher where there is a comprehensive social value strategy that covers every stage of the life cycle of that development. The case of the Edward Street Quarter project is a great example of how success can be reached by taking social value into consideration in the planning process.
First Base logo

Social Value remains a relatively new concept to many planning authorities however, for us the consideration of social value is at the heart of the planning system which is fundamentally about the planning and regulation of land to secure the houses and work places a society requires, and as such, operates in the wider public good (i.e. creating social value) rather than that of the private individual or organisation.

Patron Capital Partners Logo

 

First Base and Patron Capital are proposing a new mixed-use scheme that will deliver 168 new homes, 160,000 square feet of offices alongside space for independent coffee shops and restaurants, bringing over 2,000 jobs into the city and reviving this part of Brighton.

Download case study now

More success stories

14122

Social value people: Michelle McCann of NHS London Procurement Partnership

Part of our 'Social value people' series. For our inaugural edition, we sat down with Michelle McCann, Executive Director of Sustainability and Social Value at NHS London Procurement Partnership.

Read More
14113

Queen's Speech 2022: reasons to be cheerful

The Queen's Speech 2022 continued from where the Levelling Up agenda left off. Our CEO, Guy Battle, highlights some reasons to be cheerful, and throws in a few words of warning in the process.

Read More
8307

Neighbourly: The Power of Local in Delivering Social Value

Neighbourly are one of the sponsors at the National Social Value Conference 2022. In this article their CEO, Steve Butterworth, discusses the importance of local infrastructure in making a difference on a national scale. 

Read More
12490

Sodexo: Delivering Change

Sodexo are one of the platinum sponsors of the National Social Value Conference 2022, and we're thrilled that they've chosen to support the conference. Angela Halliday is their director of social impact in UK and Ireland. Here, she discusses what social value means to Sodexo, and the ways in which they work to make a difference in communities across the country.

Read More

Ready to make a difference?

Book a demo with a member of our team to see the Social Value Portal in action and find out how to maximise the good you do.