We are delighted to have been asked to provide a seminar at the upcoming Landscape Institute CPD day in Manchester on the 18th April 2013. The seminar will focus on landscape interventions for local economic development. If you would like to book a place on this seminar please follow this link:
Further information on the session is given below:
The session will explore how landscape interventions (hard or soft) can support local economic development using a number of case studies. The session will focus particularly on town centres.
It will help attendees to understand strategic property and economic development research and current issues affecting town and city centres. The session will then illustrate how landscape interventions should be considered and implemented alongside other more traditional approaches to economic development such as financial and policy measures.
By the end of the session delegates will…
The session will hopefully result in attendees increasing their knowledge of issues currently affecting town centres in the UK and how there are clear links between landscape and economic development.
Attendees will be given a summary and critical analysis of current initiatives such as the Portas Review, the re-localisation of business rates, the current approach in macro-economic growth, current public funding schemes and revisions to change of use planning applications.
Alongside attendees will be provided with real examples of landscape interventions that are proposed or have been delivered to benefit local economies.