Urban Regeneration is widely discussed but less widely understood. Fully revised with important new policy, case studies and international analysis, the Second Edition of Urban Regeneration will correct that. The 16 chapters, written by leading experts, are organised into four sections: • The Context for Urban Regeneration: The history and evolution • Major Themes and Topics: Including Housing, Community, Employment and the Environment • Key Issues in Managing Urban Regeneration: Including Legal and Organisational considerations • Experience Elsewhere and a View of the Future: Expanded section now discussing Australia and the Celtic Fringe as well as Europe and the USA This is the essential handbook for practitioners involved in regeneration, as well as students of planning, urban studies, geography and architecture.
Chapter 4: Funding Economic Regeneration
Funding Economic Regeneration
Building on the context provided in Part I of this book, which sets out the definition, purpose and evolution of urban regeneration, this chapter considers how the financing of economic development has developed through historical phases of regeneration policy. This is viewed through the lens of economic change in the UK and the different financial and policy interventions around economic development used to ameliorate the effects of structural decline. In doing so it considers the influences of political ideologies, and their implications for the approaches adopted (including the roles of the public and private sectors), types of funding, programmes and mechanisms for delivery.
The rationale for urban regeneration policy in the UK has been evident since the ...