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Homes for Haringey’s Trulock Court receives £1.8m to make it energy efficient
A tower block in Northumberland Park has been given £1.8million to make it more energy efficient.
Homes for Haringey’s ten-storey Trulock Court has been kitted out with a new roof, new windows and doors, energy efficient boilers and external wall insulation.
The money was donated by the energy company Carillion through the Community Energy Saving Programme.
Mayor of Haringey Councillor Sheila Peacock, Haringey Borough Council’s cabinet member for environment John Bevan and Tottenham MP David Lammy visited Trulock Court to see the improvements for themselves.
Cllr Bevan, said: “These works will have a significant impact on Trulock Court - making it energy efficient and improving the Northumberland Park area.
“It will also bringing the council a step closer to meeting its target of reducing borough-wide carbon emissions of its housing stock by 40 per cent by 2015 and total Haringey carbon emissions by 40 per cent by 2020.“
Paul Bridge, the chief executive of Homes for Haringey, said: “We are proud to have been able to make over 1,100 council homes, including Trulock Court, more energy efficient.
“This is helping residents reduce their energy bills significantly at a time when energy prices are set to rise.”