Urban Regeneration

Urban regeneration for town planners and other placemaking professionals, including decontamination and physical regeneration.

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Estate regeneration vision will be hard to realise, by Chris Brown

Estate regeneration vision will be hard to realise, by Chris Brown

The government's recently published Estate Regeneration Strategy and Good Practice Guide is a fascinating melange of ideology and experience.


Opinion: Will depot mistake derail Old Oak Common vision?

Opinion: Will depot mistake derail Old Oak Common vision?

Ever since former London mayor Boris Johnson set up Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) last year, the body has been touting its scheme as the UK's largest regeneration project.

Coming up: Homes and heritage for Milton Keynes

Coming up: Homes and heritage for Milton Keynes

Regeneration of Wolverton Works combines new homes and business premises with retained facades from the site's historic industrial buildings.

Review: Reuse of a town hall building

Review: Reuse of a town hall building

Oldham Council's conversion of its town hall to a leisure complex respects the building's heritage and enhances it with contemporary materials, finds Mark Barker.

Opinion: We need to make the most of shovel-ready regeneration, by Chris Brown

Opinion: We need to make the most of shovel-ready regeneration, by Chris Brown

As the Chancellor hunts for ways to inject growth into the economy, it seems likely he will be considering a variety of housing initiatives such as Build to Rent, Custom Build and shovel-ready projects.

Coming up: Cinema scheme for Preston's Markets Quarter

Coming up: Cinema scheme for Preston's Markets Quarter

A leisure scheme is key to a major redevelopment aimed at reviving Preston's markets and regenerating its city centre.

Coming up: Durham Riverside enters second stage

Coming up: Durham Riverside enters second stage

A mixed use scheme continues the regeneration of Durham's Riverside area by a trio of developers.

Review: Reuse of former riverside industrial land

Review: Reuse of former riverside industrial land

The Northshore development beside the River Tees has helped extend Stockton town centre, finds David Stovell.

Coming up: Peel wins consent for Trafford Waters

Coming up: Peel wins consent for Trafford Waters

A site beside the Manchester Ship Canal is set to be transformed by a scheme combining homes, commercial space and amenities.

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