Dec 19, 2018 Last Updated 11:34 AM, Dec 18, 2018
Peckham Rye Park is an open space within the London Borough of Southwark. A vibrant community space, Peckham Rye has been engaged in an improvement programme over the past few years, which has included the construction of a new car park, refurbished cafe and the…
The iconic Winter Gardens in Weston-super-Mare has been sensitively renovated and remodelled by Weston College Group to create both community and new educational learning facilities. Chris Meir, Sales Director at Remeha, looks at the role of heating in this complex restoration project.
Regeneration in the East of England is shaping a new future for communities across the region, boosting the local economy and future-proofing its long-standing position as a location with the infrastructure and capability to provide an outstanding home for business.
40 years on, the Phoenix Project aims to restore a Covent Garden gym to its iconic status as a Central London community asset by Phil Rumbelow.
In order for the UK’s healthcare system to remain sustainable, a new and radical approach is required to match diminishing resources with the varying demands of declining public health and rising morbidity, increasing life expectancy and the expectations of those who are in the fortunate…
A series of seminars will highlight an exciting funding scheme which enables the installation of state-of-the-art community sports facilities – in the face of continuing economic challenges and government cutbacks.
Three years ago, Lewisham was named the most unsafe place in the country by the Institute for Economics and Peace. Now it’s in a renaissance period of civic transformation as Lewisham Council is working with local partners to inspire people across the borough to shape…
Completing any type of construction work for housing associations entails working in partnership with the association's customers and with a variety of other stakeholders. Here, Terrie Brett, Customer and Community Manager at Novus Property Solutions, reveals her top five secrets for completing work smoothly while…

Town masterplan flourishes

  • Dec 19, 2018
  • Published in Housing
The challenge was a tough one. Take a two-and-a-half-acre plot of land consisting of 56 community allotments and build a development of 48 new homes – 40% of them affordable – but keep the allotment holders happy. Oh, and the whole town sits in an…

Civic engagement

  • Dec 19, 2018
  • Published in Leisure
The principles that are driving many contemporary local authorities to embark on new and innovative community focused buildings are not new. As early as the Neolithic and Bronze ages, communities have endeavoured to develop sites and buildings dedicated to communal and civic gathering. Many of…

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