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The Green Roof Centre was established by the University of Sheffield and Groundwork Sheffield working in partnership with the four South Yorkshire Local Authorities. See the case study from The Green Roof Centre here. For more information, please contact The Green Roof Centre c/o Groundwork Sheffield, The Innovation Centre, 217 Portobello, Sheffield, S1 4DP; Fax: 0114 263 6429; Website:

Sedum House is the head office and training centre for BTCV and incorporates a nature reserve and visitor reception. The green roof was included primarily as it was important for an environmentally conscious organization such as BTCV to display visible signal of their commitment to sustainable development. It was also a planning condition of the site and helped to achieve the BREEAM excellent rating the building received.

Green Roof Elements: Extensive sedum mat system with 28mm substrate depth on a metal deck.


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