Providing students and practitioners with a detailed overview of the key theoretical and applied issues, this book is a comprehensive and integrated primer on regeneration. The various chapters: review the history and context of urban regeneration; consider funding implications; look at environmental, social and community issues, as well as employment, education and training; focus on managing urban regeneration; consider land use issues; and discuss monitoring and evaluation. The book concludes with a comparative analysis, with examples from America and Europe, and a discussion of future trends. The book represents the first systematic overview of urban regeneration in one volume and is set to become the standard referenc

Organisation and Management

Organisation and Management

Organisation and management


The purpose of this chapter is to identify the ways in which urban regeneration may come about and to demonstrate how good organisation and management may increase the likelihood of a successful outcome. It is therefore written with an eye on the roles of the project initiator or manager and the project team. The chapter has particular regard to the Single Regeneration Budget, whose Bidding Guidance (Department of the Environment, 1995) had a profound effect on the approach to urban regeneration, but it is not simply an exponent of SRB and goes beyond it in several respects. Despite the fact that many of the examples are drawn from the experience of SRB, the approach adopted in this chapter should remain ...

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