Urban Regeneration

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

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Advice: Using markets to regenerate town centres

Advice: Using markets to regenerate town centres

Street and covered markets can provide the basis for major town and city centre regeneration projects but they must fit into the surrounding retail offer, finds Ben Kochan.


Need to know: £5 million confirmed for Shakespeare North

Need to know: £5 million confirmed for Shakespeare North

Plans to create theatre and education centre move forward as its Merseyside location looks to revamp public realm alongside.

Review: Redevelopment of a historic building

Review: Redevelopment of a historic building

Redevelopment of the listed Tramshed on the edge of Cardiff city centre has created a centre for creative and leisure uses, finds Michael Rees.

Coming up: Mixed scheme continues South Kilburn regen

Coming up: Mixed scheme continues South Kilburn regen

Consent for the Peel Project marks the latest chapter in the 15 year regeneration programme for South Kilburn.

Review: Redevelopment of a Victorian hospital site

Review: Redevelopment of a Victorian hospital site

Redevelopment of Plaistow Hospital provides adaptable homes in new and refurbished buildings that fit comfortably in their surroundings, finds Spyros Katsaros.

Coming up: Birmingham's SBQ gets makeover

Coming up: Birmingham's SBQ gets makeover

Regeneration of Smallbrook Queensway will retain two of its 1960s buildings and see the remainder replaced with apartment blocks.

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.

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