Policies

Sustainability
There are a range of Energy, Waste, Environment and Transport objectives which are approved Woking Borough Council Policies which as part of Woking Borough Council are followed as much as possible by the H.G.Wells Conference & Events Centre team.

Sustainable Energy
The Thameswey Group was founded by Woking Borough Council to develop and operate sustainable energy supplies and this continues to be one of our core business activities. Thameswey low carbon energy networks have grown to include district heating and cooling alongside private wire electricity generated by our combined heat and power (CHP) plants in Woking and Milton Keynes and renewable solar power generated by our photovoltaic (PV) installations.

With over 1.8MWp of PV installed on 45 sites across the Borough of Woking, the portal provides real-time data and statistics on the renewable energy generated by this PV and the Woking Borough Council Offices are one of the 45 sites and the power generated supplies the H.G.Wells Conference & Events Centre building.

Woking Borough Council – Civic Offices

Reading type: Weekly
Last Updated: 29-10-2013
Total output to date: 21,042.65 kWh>
CO2 saved to date: 11,038.97 kg

An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rates how energy efficient a building is using grades from A to G (with ‘A’ the most efficient grade).

The H.G.Wells Conference & Events Centre has a C-57 rating for its Energy Performance Operational Rating.  A typical building of the size of the H.G.Wells Conference and Events Centre would a have a D -100 rating

Fair-trade
Woking is a Fair-trade Borough and has undertaken to use fair-trade products where practicable, all tea & coffee served at H.G. Wells Conference & Events Centre  is either Fair-trade or Rainforest Alliance Certified. 

Fair-trade products are also used where possible in all of our menus.

Procurement
The Procurement Strategy encourages Environmentally Advantageous Products and Services and support for Local Suppliers/Produce and Small to Medium Businesses.

Through our supply chain the H.G.Wells Conference & Events Centre does actively promote the sourcing of local and UK food across all of our menus & support sustainability.

Green Travel
With our close proximity to Woking Train Station & cycle racks the location of H.G. Wells Conference & Events Centre is ideal for clients who have an interest in promoting green travel to events.