Hicks Lodge National Forest Cycling Centre
Hicks Lodge National Forest Cycle Centre, near Ashby de la Zouch in Leicestershire, is at the heart of The National Forest and features a stunning eco-friendly visitor centre with café.
The centre has been developed through a partnership of the Forestry Commission and the National Forest Company.
It is an outstanding environmentally sustainable building – MIES Building Services fulfilled the entire mechanical and electrical installation on this project.
The cycle centre and visitors centre is heated by a wood chip Biomass boiler, energy generation is by solar panels and the building uses recycled rainwater which has assisted in the building achieving a very low carbon footprint.