Urban Regeneration

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

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Opinion: Balancing homes and jobs to level up

Opinion: Balancing homes and jobs to level up

In some parts of Britain there are too many homes and not enough jobs, and in others too many jobs and not enough homes, writes Tim Williams.


Advice: Using popups to revitalise high streets

Advice: Using popups to revitalise high streets

The temporary use of vacant shops by artists and other non-commercial uses can help bring long term change to the high street if dynamic activities are chosen, finds Ben Kochan.

Opinion: Working in the areas of the country that need us most

Opinion: Working in the areas of the country that need us most

Two recent reports looking at different aspects of deprivation provide pointers for placemakers, writes Chris Brown.

Opinion: Transport is the route to urban revival

Opinion: Transport is the route to urban revival

There is an opportunity to shape and integrate time-worn urban centres with transport projects, writes Colin Bennie.

Need to know: MHCLG to work with councils in place-based approach

Need to know: MHCLG to work with councils in place-based approach

Communities secretary Robert Jenrick outlines proposals for new way of working to drive regeneration and levelling up, which will be set out in white paper later this year.

Coming up: Green light for Lincoln Central Market revamp

Coming up: Green light for Lincoln Central Market revamp

Plan to restore and repurpose listed building complements regeneration work already delivered in Lincoln's city centre.

Opinion: What levelling up can learn from east London

Opinion: What levelling up can learn from east London

The experiences that helped shape the regeneration of Barking and Dagenham should guide current efforts to level up, says Tim Williams.

Review: Hotel development as part of broader regeneration

Review: Hotel development as part of broader regeneration

Redevelopment of a former library site in Slough with two hotels will support the town centre's cultural quarter and new tech economy, finds Niamh Hession.

Analysis: How town deals are taking shape

Analysis: How town deals are taking shape

Urban regeneration activity is featuring prominently in towns' plans to drive economic recovery, Josephine Smit finds.

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