What news?

What news?

New House emerging with high thermal mass.
A new sustainable home built in a very similar way to the original Hockerton HP build is emerging from the ground at the top of our site.  Follow us as it happens by visiting us on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter @HockertonHP>  

LIVE TOURS in the Covid era

University group/ class group/community group/if you would like your own live zoom tour please email the office at contact@hockertonhousingproject.org.uk. 

Up and coming events

Up and coming events

Live Zoom Events –

A live zoom tour of the project for people interested in what it is like to live in a sustainable community and our response to the Climate Emergency.  University students, community groups, school classes please contact us contact@hockertonhousingproject.org.uk.

Tai chi – A weekly Tai chi/Qi Gong class led by Louise Lipman. This is now running but limited to 5 people at one time.  

Peg and Loom workshop make a wonderful wool rug using fleece from our flock- next workshop will be this winter.  

Women’s meditation circle  – meet, move, meditate, celebrated each Equinox/Solstice.  At the present time this is being run through a Zoom link.   

Flower workshops- seasonal workshops are available throughout the year. 

To express and interest in any of the above please email contact@hockertonhousingproject.org.uk



Hockerton Housing Project offers a wide range of advisory, project management and support services to individuals, communities, businesses and academia. Can we help you with your green energy or building project? We specialise in autonomous and zero carbon homes, and self-sufficiency in energy and water.  We now have the capacity through our heat camera to advise on where your money and time need to be spent on making your home more energy efficient and are taking bookings for this from October onwards.  

Design your own tour in real life or via a live link

Design your own tour in real life or via a live link

We offer a fantastic place to extend your knowledge and understanding of sustainability, low energy house design and eco-living. Its an ideal case study for university students, school children and can be used by professionals to develop your ideas, products and in-house resilience. By the end of a visit to our site we are confident that your learning objectives will have been met and that you will leave with a future-thinking sustainable mindset. Find out more here.

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Next Saturday tour – 17th October

It was wonderful to welcome our first group last week!  There will hopefully be one more tour this year with limited numbers again to meet the Covid 19 restrictions.   This tour will be slightly shorter than our normal tour as we are unable to go into a residents house at this time. Book here

Live Zoom Events –

We have been engaging with universities and schools in a number of live zoom tours.  This was the feedback from one of the Universities who had a specialized tour in energy and water management:

“It went really smoothly from our end. It worked having the person in the ‘studio’ and the roaming reporter, with the interviews of chickens and children adding a personal touch.

The only thing that would make it better would be if we could have been there in person 😊, which is also what a couple of students have let me know via email in the last few minutes… they loved it!”  Tom Rogers Coventry University.

If you would like your University students or school group to vist us via live zoom please contact us via the office.  contact@hockertonhousingproject.org.uk.

Book Sale

All our informative and highly detailed book chapters are on sale for a limited time. Don’t miss out click here to view the offer.

Talk about the climate emergency?

Helena takes the opportunity to talk about the climate emergency on a train to Birmingham. There is a pressing need to discuss how we tackle the climate crisis at an individual, organisational and political level. Can you chip in and speak about it too?

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