Regeneration

  • Council chiefs urged to 'seize the day'

    06 July 2017

    Local authorities should ‘seize the day’ to secure inward investment for their areas, a former Government adviser has urged.


  • Dead peculiar

    28 June 2017

    Many south coast towns are dubbed God’s waiting room due to their high percentage of elderly people.


  • Homelessness figures a ‘stain on nation’s conscience’

    28 June 2017

    New government homelessness figures are a ‘stain on our nation’s conscience,’ the outgoing leader of the Lib Dems, Tim Farron, has said.


  • Clyde regeneration approved

    21 June 2017

    Glasgow City Council’s executive committee has approved further regeneration on the banks of the river Clyde.


  • Investment firms buy Pinnacle

    21 June 2017

    Two investment firms have bought housing-led regeneration company, Pinnacle.


  • Living the big dream

    21 June 2017

    Despite a rollercoaster history, Thanet BC is working hard to build its local area and improve the economy – including reopening Dreamland, Margate’s historic theme park. Heather Jameson reports.


  • Why we are celebrating a battle we lost

    21 June 2017

    Alan Jarrett explains how Medway Council is celebrating its history to put the place on the map and progress its ambitious regeneration projects.


  • To cut the arts or not to cut the arts? There is no question

    21 June 2017

    Arts, culture and heritage are often among the first services to be scrapped, but John O'Brien highlights their importance not just for residents and visitors but for budgets, too.


  • Lewis hired by Stevenage

    14 June 2017

    Stevenage BC has appointed Patrick Lewis as assistant director for regeneration.


  • £280m Arch portfolio review given ex-leader’s full backing

    06 June 2017

    A Northumberland CC councillor who helped launch the council’s development company, Arch, has backed the authority’s decision to review its work.


  • Public inquiry into estate redevelopment

    02 May 2017

    A new public inquiry is expected to be held in the long-running dispute between Southwark LBC and residents of an estate earmarked for redevelopment.


  • A venture for change

    20 April 2017

    Slough Urban Renewal, a 50:50 joint venture between Slough BC and Morgan Sindall, is focusing on delivering regeneration for the borough by transforming the physical environment and making a positive impact on people’s lives. Andy Howell explains.


  • MacDonald commits to £6m Lambeth scheme

    20 April 2017

    Plans to undertake a large-scale regeneration project in Lambeth have moved a step closer with contractor Mott MacDonald appointed for a development management contract.


  • Former Bristol boss takes smart cities job

    06 April 2017

    Former Bristol City Council boss Nicola Yates has been appointed chief executive of government-backed smart cities organisation Future Cities Catapult.


  • Riding the local government rollercoaster

    05 April 2017

    The last few months have seen ups and downs in Tandridge DC, writes Louise Round.


  • Avoiding stalled regeneration projects

    15 March 2017

    Chris Plumley explores why land holding is increasingly important to councils and how local authorities can avoid stalled regeneration projects.


  • Whitehall leads drive for inward investment

    08 March 2017

    The UK Government is for the first time spearheading an inward investment drive backed by leading local authorities at the world’s biggest property regeneration event.


  • Engie buys Keepmoat in £300m deal

    08 March 2017

    The regeneration arm of Keepmoat has been sold to French energy firm Engie for £300m.


  • Heseltine sacked over Brexit rebellion

    08 March 2017

    A former cabinet minister who penned an influential report that convinced Whitehall to drive growth in the regions has been sacked as a government adviser.


  • Glasgow plans £30m TIF deal

    21 February 2017

    Glasgow City Council is to develop a £30m tax incremental finance (TIF) package to fund the development of a new innovation district.