Urban Regeneration

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

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Case study: Adding homes to the fringe of a London estate

Case study: Adding homes to the fringe of a London estate

The 1950s-built Frampton Park estate in Hackney is being brought up to date with injections of contemporary urbanism, Josephine Smit finds.


Need to know: Government funding to help 68 historic high streets

Need to know: Government funding to help 68 historic high streets

Locations across England win support from government's £95 million High Streets Heritage Action Zones programme.

Opinion: Now is the time to come to the aid of the city

Opinion: Now is the time to come to the aid of the city

Tim Williams has seen little effective action so far in the UK or Australia to save the city centre business district.

Review: Redevelopment of a tight petrol station site

Review: Redevelopment of a tight petrol station site

The 95 Peckham Road housing scheme is cleverly crafted to offer a modern interpretation of the traditional mansion block, finds Jeremy Estop.

Analysis: The future shape of the high street

Analysis: The future shape of the high street

Declining visitors and COVID-19 continue to take a toll on the high street and some places may need to ask questions about their future purpose, Josephine Smit finds.

Opinion: An opportunity for historic towns and villages

Opinion: An opportunity for historic towns and villages

A shift to homeworking could transform the economies of towns and villages and ultimately help drive regeneration, but policies need a local focus, writes Victoria Perry.

Opinion: The fight for our city centres

Opinion: The fight for our city centres

The pandemic has put city centres and central business districts at risk and we need vision, guts and strategy to revive them, says Tim Williams.

Case study: Regenerating a historic city quarter

Case study: Regenerating a historic city quarter

Manchester's NOMA is regenerating character and community as part of its redevelopment of an 8 hectare city site, Josephine Smit writes.

Opinion: Grasp the opportunity to create quality city streets

Opinion: Grasp the opportunity to create quality city streets

With the COVID shock having an impact on work and travel patterns, cities may have to respond quickly, says Chris Brown.

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