Urban Regeneration

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

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Rutland Mills

Case study: Delivering a creative and cultural cluster on a historic industrial site

The regeneration of Wakefield Waterfront is nearing completion with the transformation of Rutland Mills, Josephine Smit reports.


Opinion: What can the industry expect in 2024?

Industry commentators give their perspectives on what 2024 has in store for economic development, infrastructure and housing.

Coming up: Green light for Plymouth homes

Housing association's development will provide 136 homes and help to complete Millbay Boulevard regeneration.

Opinion: How a poet's words pointed the way in city regeneration

Ideas can come from many quarters, as Tim Williams illustrates by explaining how poetry became the basis for a bid to work on an urban regeneration project.

Opinion: Can proposed changes to PD rights help housing delivery?

Government plans to extend permitted development rights are likely to be of interest to developers and owners, but have been less well received by local authority officers, writes James Doherty.

Need to know: Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill becomes law

New laws are intended to speed up planning and boost housing delivery and regeneration activity.

Advice: Promoting life science clusters in urban centres

Life science companies are increasingly looking to urban locations for their research and development operations, but councils need to understand their particular needs, finds Ben Kochan.

Analysis: Helping high street retail survive and thrive

Government initiatives to help the high street retain retail uses may not go far enough, finds Josephine Smit.

Opinion: Taking the long view of the city office

A look at office building trends in the main 50 US metropolitan areas since the 1980s reveals a surprise, finds Tim Williams.

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