Sustainable Living Tour

Sustainable Living Tour

Want to visit Hockerton to learn about sustainable living, and see how our homes work in practice? We run six tours for the public each year, kindly supported by Veolia. Find out more and book here. £0 to £20pp,  discounts available! Find the next tour date click here.

Up and coming events

Up and coming events

Peg and Loom workshop make a wonderful wool rug,  there are places on our weekly Nurtured by Nature course, free thanks to National Lottery Awards for All. Attendees will develop transferable skills; communication, the ability to understand and work sensitively with those different from you. Sort out your stone fruit trees! Practical pruning course, date TBA join the waiting list. Women’s meditation circle  – meet, move, meditate.

Services

Services

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.

Design your own tour

Design your own tour

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.

Latest Blog: Master Class Feedback

What did you feel went well/was useful/made you think? EVERYTHING from Hockerton!  Your whole run-down on its history, original techniques (and changes since due to research and new technology).  You gave excellent stats, as ever, but MORE than in the past, which were most interesting, especially full building costs of the two newer apartment blocks. […]

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Heat Batteries here at Hockerton and ….

Our HEAT BATTERY is explained in a new video click here. Can oak be used as a thermal store? Oak as a thermal battery discussed.

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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