Watton Village Project Update

Watton Village Project Update

10th November 2021

Hello to our followers and supporters. It’s awhile since we last talked to you and we wanted to give an update and small insight into the work we have been doing. We are very pleased to say that we have completed our second pre planning application and submitted it for scrutiny to Dorset Council Planners. […]

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Bridport Community Railway & Renewal Corridor

Bridport Community Railway & Renewal Corridor

10th December 2020

Affordability and climate change are at the very heart of this project from Zero Carbon Dorset and we at Smart Community Projects support this amazing initiative and look forward to having a real live railway halt for Watton Village. The ideas are imaginative, hugely important for the drive towards zero carbon and a real alternative […]

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Pioneering the S.M.A.R.T approach to Housing in Bridport

Pioneering the S.M.A.R.T approach to Housing in Bridport

30th September 2020

We are following in Bridport’s tradition of utilising the new to benefit the many. At Smart Community Projects, the team behind Bridport’s Watton Village Housing Project, our key objective is to deliver something that is right for everyone.  Why? Because not only did we set up as a Community Interest Company (CIC) with the founding principle that all […]

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The people who are the face of Bridport’s housing crisis

The people who are the face of Bridport’s housing crisis

3rd August 2020

We recently shared the figures of the Housing shortage in Bridport. The 441 households who are on the housing register because they are unable to find affordable places to live.
But it is easy to become numb to the numbers. We wanted to be able to share the stories of the real people who are impacted by this problem.

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Give them a voice

Give them a voice

29th June 2020

New numbers issued from Dorset Council show that the Housing Crisis is not abating and there are concerns that further economic downturn will force more households out of their homes and in search of alternatives. Give those in need of housing a voice.

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Our approach to sustainable housing…it’s in the construction.

Our approach to sustainable housing…it’s in the construction.

11th June 2020

Using the PassiveHaus System we can now opt for sustainable, energy efficient housing that exceeds the standards of traditional bricks and mortar.

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World Environment Day

World Environment Day

5th June 2020

Today is World Environment Day. If this pandemic has shown us anything it is that are actions have an impact and it is down to us whether we choose to act with a positive or negative impact on others and the world around us. While we couldn’t travel far we have walked and used our […]

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Providing Affordable Homes in Perpetuity

Providing Affordable Homes in Perpetuity

4th June 2020

Understanding the financial modelling for Watton Village.

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Now More Than Ever It Is Community That Matters

Now More Than Ever It Is Community That Matters

23rd April 2020

Hello. We hope that you are all keeping safe and well. It is certainly at times like this that we are reminded of the importance of community, and the welfare of those who are live around us.   The last few weeks have shown us that supporting people from all walks of life in our local community is […]

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