Blackpool PFI

Blackpool PFI


Project: Whitegate Drive, Blackpool
Value: £22m
Client: Eric Wright Construction / Blackpool PCT
Procurement: PFI
Architect: Nightingale Associates


The new development has been designed to be highly energy efficient.  BCM introduced a Combined Heat and Power solution into the design and modelled the building at the outset of the design to determine a range of options for the building.


  • Exceeded PCT Energy Targets during bid process
  • Demonstrated CO2 reductions were significantly better than the competition and key factor in winning the bid
  • PCT target 35 GJ/100m3:  Contracted  30 GJ/100m3
  • Lower lifetime energy costs
  • No premium to M&E capital costs to achieve low CO2