Crossovers greenwich 19.09.12

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<ul><li>1.CrossoversJohn P. Houghton@metlinesUniversity of Greenwich, 19th September 2012</li></ul> <p>2. Summary1. Regeneration is dead2. We can create new solutions that are led and owned by local people3. Culture sector more important than ever to creating sustainable, beautiful places 3. Regeneration is dead 90% of regeneration schemes stalled or collapsed Fewest housing completions since 1920s No national regeneration programme for the firsttime since 1968 Low levels of private sector interest beyond smallnumber of marquee locations Deep suspicion of traumatic regeneration inmany neighbourhoods 4. Flawed regeneration modelWhile [regeneration programmes] have resulted insome improvements in some areas, overall they havenot been successful in providing enough affordablehomes, stimulating significant growth of enterprise andemployment, reducing inequality between communitiesand geographical areas, or in working in partnershipwith residents to improve areas and increase socialcapital.Urban Forum written evidence to regeneration selectcommittee 5. Over and over 6. New solutions resilience Supporting places to adapt and benefit from social and economic change Local economic development Co-operative models of public service delivery Transfer of assets Community organising and development 7. New solutions reconnection Linking neighbourhoods action to city / sub- regional strategies Enlightened economic development Tackling unsustainable growth Stronger focus on skills and employability at local level 8. Over and over 9. Over and over 10. New solutions resilience Supporting places to adapt and benefit from social and economic change Local economic development Co-operative models of public service delivery Transfer of assets Community organising and development 11. Over and overIn an age of austerity, thevalue of culture and creativityis more recognised and moreimportant 12. Image credit Stephen Armstrong </p>