Redefining Community in Manchester

The best way to get your head around a place is to experience it – with that in mind, a key part of GM Leaders Plus is field trips. We focus on emerging places, innovative ideas and effective cross-sector partnerships, with trips set up by the team and by candidates. See where we’ve gone in 2022…

Building recovery case study: Building communities in action

Reflecting on the past two years, it’s clear we need holistic, integrated solutions that put people at the heart of our thinking about the built environment. Through their Building Communities strategy, Countryside are taking a whole systems approach to improving the way they work with communities, to maximise social value in their projects and build sustainable, thriving places.

Building Recovery Conference summary

Conference audience

Our Building Recovery Conference sought to respond directly to the challenges the built environment sector is facing to create a fair and inclusive recovery from Covid. This summary provides the highlights and some practical tips for those wanting to have an impact on inequalities.

Building recovery case study: Belfast Urban Childhoods

35% of Belfast’s population is aged 25 or under. With support from the Resilient Cities Network (previously 100 Resilient Cities), Arup’s award-winning Belfast Urban Childhoods Masterplan was created with and for Belfast City Council to support their aspirations to make the city centre attractive for families and young people. The Masterplan – winner of the Landscape Institute Awards 2020 ‘Excellence in … Read more