Name of the tool
Cardiff County Council Sustainability Appraisal Matrix
Who applied the tool in the case?
The team of the Housing Strategy Unit at Cardiff County Council. Standard procedure for this tool would be completion by the higher technical level, the project manager, with assistance from other technical staff in a group.
Time taken to fully apply the tool
If the assessor has sufficient knowledge of the project, plan or proposal being assessed and the proposed area then completion of the matrix could take ten minutes or alternatively a couple of hours if information is required from colleagues.
Any other interesting information about the tool
For the UK Angelina Street case study, each contractor who submitted a tender to develop the houses had to comply with the requirements of the matrix as well as providing a competitive price. This ensured that the sustainability elements were met.
Case study/ies where tool is in use
Angelina Street housing regeneration scheme.