Place

Regeneration partnerships: Perspective and vision

26/07/2022

Alexandros Marcoulides makes a number of recommendations to help councils ensure partnerships with the private sector succeed.

Where does place-making fit into post-pandemic life?

27/01/2022

Merton LBC has completed its widest-ever engagement programme on what a post-pandemic borough in south London looks like. Council leader Mark Allison and CEO Hannah Doody explain.

Local councils call for access to same funding pots as principal authorities

12/01/2022

Parish and town council leaders have called for local councils to have access to the same funding initiatives as principal authorities.

Council launches new placemaking company

10/11/2021

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council has launched a new placemaking company to drive forward stewardship-led regeneration.

Londoners top list of people most satisfied with where they live

29/04/2021

Residents of built up commuter and ‘affluent’ towns, particularly those living in London, are the most satisfied with where they live, according to new research.

Tactical urbanism

17/04/2020

Nathan Coyle calls on councils to build on community cohesion and have conversations about tactical urbanism when Covid-19 restrictions are over.

Rethinking the town centre

31/07/2019

Andrea Arnall explains how local authorities can maximise the potential of town centre regeneration and attract investment.

Northern Powerhouse: The first five years

01/07/2019

The Northern Powerhouse has celebrated its fifth birthday. But what is it, and what has it achieved? Mark Whitehead investigates.

Why we need place-shaping technologies

28/06/2019

Michael White of BT looks at how digital technology can enhance placeshaping.

The future of town halls

28/06/2019

Jamie Coath explains how councils can unlock the potential of town halls to deliver social value and revenue.

Rebalancing the economy: our time is now

27/06/2019

Nigel Wilcock calls for a different approach to tackle regional imbalances in economic growth.

The winners of the 2019 Street Design Awards

26/06/2019

From the restoration of a historic burial site to a successful and innovative road safety scheme, the winners of the 2019 Street Design Awards have been revealed.

How councils can transform neglected town centres

25/06/2019

Karle Burford discusses how local authorities can utilise effective placemaking and masterplanning to succesfully regenerate neglected town centres.

How local authorities see their role in place-shaping

17/06/2019

The MJ and BT recently conducted a survey among local authority directors into their perceptions of place and their role in enhancing it with the aid of digital technology.

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