Publication dateMarch 2004
Phil Griffin examines how increases in water quality in the Northwest’s canals and rivers have caused a boom in new waterside housing. He talks to developers Urban Splash about how they are utilising this boom to create greener and more sustainable waterfront residences.
Publication dateSeptember 2005
Factory Records founding father Anthony Wilson along with his partner Yvette Livesey were asked to conduct some blue-sky thinking on what changes were needed in East Lancashire. A report was been produced featuring their unusual ideas - which included a change of name. David Ward examines reactions to the report from local people and looks at how other celebrities such as Wayne Hemingway are dipping their toes in the development waters.
Publication dateDecember 2006
Looking for Answers
Ruth Kelly, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, has denied Neptune Developments £73million plans for the redevelopment of New Brighton. For many years New Brighton was a must-see destination for tourists but is currently suffering from the tail end of a 30 year decline. With this in mind Paul Unger explores why the developer’s proposals were overturned and what this decision will mean for the town.
Publication dateMay 1998
The relationship between water quality and economic regeneration in the Mersey Basin
A report to Northwest Water, the Environment Agency and the Mersey Basin Campaign.
The report explores the role, both actual and potential, of investment in improved water quality in the stimulation of economic activity, particularly in traditionally rundown inner-city areas adjacent to rivers and canals. This is part of the recasting of the region's image, with good water quality central to the vision of a 'green and pleasant region', and the creation of a credible setting for growth and investment.
The study covers the economy, environment and policy setting in the Mersey Basin, economic regeneration and property development.
Publication dateNovember 2006
Mersey Estuary Management Plan Summary
Summary of the Mersey Estuary Management Plan, which provides a framework for coordinated action among the local authorities and interest groups of the Mersey Estuary.
Briefly covers: estuary dynamics, water quality and pollution control, biodiversity, land use and development, commercial navigation and port development, urban regeneration, tourism and recreation.
Publication dateNovember 2007
Mersey Estuary Management Plan Summary (MEMP)
The Mersey Estuary Management plan (MEMP) provides a framework for co-ordinated action among the local authorities and interest groups of the Mersey Estuary, which has made the area one of the cleanest developed estuaries in Europe. This document provides an executive summary of the developments made to the Mersey estuary discussing; water quality and pollution control, biodiversity, land use and development and the effects that tourism and urban regeneration have had on The Mersey Estuary.
Publication dateSeptember 2009
Partnership: No one said it would be easy
In this paper, Walter Menzies, the last Chief Executive of the Mersey Basin Campaign, reflects on the notion of partnership, particularly in light of the experience of the Mersey Basin Campaign through 25 years of effective partnership working.
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