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.

Healthy neighbourhoods case study: Building health on the Havelock Estate

People in canoes

At the Havelock Estate in LB Ealing, housing association Catalyst, the council and Let’s Go Southall are working with partners to bring about a ‘healthy transformation’ for its residents. As part of Catalyst’s Healthy Neighbourhoods Programme, this case study explains how the partnership has put wellbeing and tackling inequality at … Read more

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.

The Future of Metroland

As inner cities have undergone a renaissance, suburbs have frequently been left behind. Now facing unprecedented growth, what is the future of metroland?