Greater Manchester Green City Region. Creating a greener, greater city region differently

Oldham Council Sustainable Regeneration

Presentations were delivered that covered where progress has been made, projects in the pipeline and thermal heat pump innovation.

The main speakers at the conference included Oldham Council’s Darren Jones, Julian Packer from Greater Manchester’s Low Carbon Delivery Unit, Trevor Whittaker from Aqualor Energi and Warrington Council’s Danny Mather and Becca Warren.

Films of the speakers’ presentations are available to view and download.  They are informative and may be of interest to local authorities – especially departments in Planning and Regeneration and Sustainability, housing associations, heat network providers, solar PV installers, housing and commercial developers, and companies providing finance to low carbon projects.

Overview of presentation films

Darren Jones, Director of Economic Development, Oldham Council

Presentation overview: Regeneration Agenda for Oldham.  Focusing on the sustainable regeneration of Oldham Town Hall, development of Princes Gate, Eastern Gateway and Oldham town centre Leisure.


Julian Packer, Director of the Low Carbon Project Delivery Unit, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Presentation overview: GMCA’s approach to non-domestic energy efficiency, covering schools and solar PV, street lighting and heat networks.  Overview of potential municipal energy company for Greater Manchester.


Trevor Whittaker, Managing Director, Aqualor Energi

Presentation overview: Oldham heat networks, making use of flooded mines with water source heat pumps, thermal heat pump innovation around the UK.


Danny Mather, Corporate Finance Manager, Warrington Council & Becca Warren, Green Energy Consultant

Presentation overview: Sustainable regeneration progress, success and lessons learned.  Covering social housing (reducing fuel poverty), community energy and commercial landscapes.


To view the films on Vimeo, you can head here.

All films created by Luca Rudlin.


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