Town centre management
Managing town centre partnerships: a guide for practioners
Communities and Local Government publication provides practical guidance to support the development of Town Centre Partnerships (TCPs). Discusses issues relating to the policy landscape affecting TCPs, the role they play in town centres and how they balance representation from the public and private sector.
How to manage town centres
This publication by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister sets out guidance on how to make town centres cleaner, safer and greener. It looks at the practical challenges and problems of town centres and their night-time economies and suggests ways of solving.
Creating successful masterplans: A guide for clients
Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) practical guide to commissioning and producing a masterplan. Defines a masterplan and explains how it can contribute to achieving better designed places, buildings and public spaces.
Getting into town: A guide for improving town centre accessibility
British Retail Consortium publication presents step-by-step instructions for retailers and others on how they can best influence decision makers in relation to town centres and transport issues.
This toolkit, produced with findings from EU INTERREG IIIC and collaboration by SUSSET (Sustainable Small Towns Strategy) partners, provides advice for small towns across Europe that helps them find 'coping strategies' for the first quarter of the 21st century. Small towns are important places to work, live and visit and they play vital roles in the quest for 'territorial cohesion' across Europe, as well as the pursuit of 'sustainable development'.
Safety and security
Safe and secure: Town centres at night toolkit
BRE Trust toolkit for those involved in the night-time economy. How to assess the issues in relation to alcohol-related violence and disorder in town centres at night, identify priorities and take action to deal with them.
Cultural diversity in Britain: A toolkit for cross-cultural co-operation
This Joseph Rowntree Foundation examines the connections between cultural diversity, innovation and thriving, prosperous urban communities. Argues that increased interaction between ethnic cultures will produce social and economic innovations that will drive the prosperity of cities.
Retail development in historic areas
English Heritage report providing advice for local authorities and the development sector seeking to achieve high quality new retail development in historic areas.
Scottish Centre for Regeneration
How to guide: Joined up working
Guide published by the Scottish Centre for Regeneration. Includes up to date information about joined up working both in Scotland, and elsewhere. The first place to look for information about joined up working.
How to guide: Community engagement
Developed by the Scottish Centre for Regeneration for people involved in community engagement. Aims to help everyone to understand what community engagement is, how it works, and the impact that it can have.
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