The View is rated as ‘STORY’S TOP FIVE SUSTAINABLE VENUES’
We are proud to have been mentioned in one of our event management partners recent articles.
The View (The Royal College of Surgeons):
Not only are they transforming the building into a bright and modern space to suit all needs for fantastic events and gatherings, The View are also working hard to future-proof the space and become more sustainable. During the redesign, the team of architects and engineers applied the innovative methodology to the workings of the building.
As a result of these initiatives, The View are delighted to announce that we’re on track for BREEAM Excellence Certification.
Innovative methodology includes:
- 111 solar power panels installed across the building
- Sensor controlled lights in each space help contribute towards energy efficiency
- 100% timber used on site FSC-accredited to ensure it meets the highest environmental and social standards of forestry are met
- 98.5% of total waste is recycled with a recycling point of every office floor
- No waste goes to landfill. Waste is separated into general, recyclable (card/metal/plastic), food and glass, batteries and print toners.
Food and drinks sustainability:
Searcys’ principles of sourcing and preparing food sustainably are followed through in the menus and style of service. In-keeping with Searcys sustainability pledges, they source the best ingredients available, working closely with British farmers and local producers. The company uses UK-reared fresh meat, flour milled in England, free-range eggs and milk from Red Tractor-certified farms. In addition, all tea and coffee is Fairtrade or Direct Impact-sourced, with coffee beans coming from family-run farms in South America.
- Table water is bottled on site to reduce carbon emissions in transporting bottles
- Only top quality, sustainable produce is used in all recipes. using only British eggs, meat and poultry
- Searcys’ is proud to hold the top three star accreditation from SRA
- Only use pole and line-caught tuna is sourced, which is a sustainable fishing method used to catch tuna, one fish at a time
- Their tea is ethically and responsibly sourced, while coffee comes from an organic cooperative of smallholders in Peru and from family-run estates in Guatemala and Columbia