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1 Birmingham New Street Redevelopment New Street New Start Azhar Quaiyoom Senior Project & Sustainability Manager Date

2 Introduction History of New Street The Current Station and drivers for change The proposed station BREEAM category details Sustainability Initiatives on Gateway Use of Renewables / Low Carbon Technology Challenges / constraints of Retrofit Summary 2

3 History of New Street Opened 1854 Had largest iron & glass roof at 65m wide x 265m long! Station was badly damaged in the war 3

4 History of New Street Original station demolished in 1964 New Street constructed in 1967 in line with electrification Air Rights sold to build Pallasades Shopping Mall Station had not changed since! Date

5 Birmingham City Centre and New Street Station 5

6 Current 1960 s Structure 6

7 Drivers for change Passenger capacity was already limited Poor quality passenger experience Absence of natural daylight Provide for future passenger growth To provide improved connectivity to the City Major constraint to economic growth Dated technology Disability unfriendly

8 Existing layout

9 New concourse makes full use of structure

10 Keeping the station open: Phase 1: 2010 April 2013 Phase 2:

11 Enhanced platforms 21 st century feel Improved platform connectivity Opening of walkways Atrium 4x concourse Enhanced retail Improved connections Airport style lounges Iconic cladding Support 150% growth Extension to footbridge 3 new entrances The Proposed Station - 600M refurbishment - 5 year construction programme - Various funding partners and stakeholders 11

12 Concourse Area 14

13 Moor Street Link 15

14 Eastern Public Square 16

15 Eastern View from Bullring Link Bridge 18

16 Southern view from Hill Street / Station Street 19

17 Western View from Navigation Street 20

18 View through Atrium 21

19 North West Entrance

20 3-D / 4-D Modelling & Design essential for RetroFit 23

21 Design & Engineering Approach to Sustainability Environment / NR Policy NR & Mace sustainability Policy New builds BREEAM Excellent, refurb Very Good GATEWAY PROJECT Pollution and climate change Economic Payback / IRR / NPV Whole Life costs Drive for efficiency Rising cost of fuel Cost/benefit Design/Engineering Social responsibility Community engagement Design with future in mind Carbon footprint reduction Social inclusion Legislation Building Regulations Planning Policies EU Buildings Directives CRC / RHI 24

22 Low / Zero Carbon Technology Study Lead Consultant Atkins carried out a study to establish viability of low carbon technology Solar Photovoltaic Solar thermal Ground Source Heat Pumps Biomass Boilers Combined Heat & Power (CHP) contract negotiations Wind Power Date

23 Management Seasonal Commissioning Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) Monitor CO2 from site & transport, water and energy Learning resource users and visitors (ICT screens) Health and Wellbeing Lighting high frequency / efficient / zones Daylight natural view out (office areas) Thermal Comfort / zoning (modelling) Energy Reduction of C02 (efficiency of systems) Sub-meter Renewables / Low Carbon Technology 26

24 Transport Connectivity public transport networks Cycle facilities staff (limited space) Travel information points Water Spray taps Recycle rainwater (for 60% toilet flushing demand) Leak detection system Materials Green Guide use (environmental profile) Responsible source (EMS ISO 14001) FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) accredited timber 27

25 Waste Divert from landfill Bordesley yard for holding waste WRAP & NISP Interface Land Use & Ecology Ecology reports Green Walls Surveys (before works commence) Use of existing footprint and facade Pollution Flood prevention (SUDS) Refrigerant (GWP) Noise pollution from plant (BS 4142) Innovation Use of Accredited Professional 28

26 New Green Wall 29

27 CHP and District Heating in Retrofit Station to have first CHP Scheme for a Network Rail managed station to reduce > 3,000 Tons/CO2 Provide model case for role out to other managed stations Reduction in energy bills Use of strategic tunnel network avoiding disruptive infrastructure works around the city Potential for significant expansion of the system 30

28 Gateway Sustainability Initiatives - Delivery Recycle/re-use up to 95% of material removed from Stephenson Tower and major demolitions Saving 10,000 lorry journeys during construction by using rail to bring materials into site Monitor CO2 from deliveries Monitor water usage on site EMS ISO for contractors Actively look for FSC (or equiv.) stamped timber 31

29 Challenges & Constraints of Retrofit / Refurbishment Limited insulation with existing façade retained Accessibility for passengers increases open areas to outside extra escalators and doors 28 new escalators, 31 new lifts increase of energy demand from 9MWhr to 14 MWhr Open track area below concourse with Overhead Lines limited areas to insulate Limited space for renewables ideas (i.e. Biomass space and sub-surface regs) and opposition from Asset Owners 32

30 Summary Early spatial planning crucial for successful retrofit Retrofit have the chance to reduce Climate Change and it s effects by reducing embodied carbon Don t be afraid to try new ideas and more sustainable methods Further information: Date

31 Thank You! Questions? 34

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