Flashcards in ✅CASE STUDY - New Deals for Communities Deck (24)
Where is an example of new deals for communities?
Devonport Regeneration, Plymouth
What was done in Devonport?
Turning the deprived, derelict area of Devonport into a greener, newer, more social place with the Devonport Guildhall as a centre for social enterprise
What is Devonport home to?
Devonport Dockyard - once the biggest employer in the West Country
What happened in the 1990s?
The local authorities decided the dockyard was not secure enough so built a 10ft stone wall around it
What effect did the wall have?
It improved security but the majority of shops in the town closed and the area became a crime hotspot due to a lack of education
How much government investment did Devonport receive between 2001 and 2011?
What was the funding used for?
Improve Devonport park
Bring Devonport Guildhall back into use as a centre for social enterprise
Refurbish St Aubyns Church as a library and place of worship
What was the main issue in Devonport?
Hwo many flats were demolished?
How many new homes were constructed?
What was the previous use of the land the new houses were built on?
Use by the Ministry of Defence
What plan was adopted by Plymouth Council?
The Devonport Action Plan
What did the Devonport Action Plan aim to do?
To use land use policies and proposals to promote Devonport as a thriving neighbourhood within Plymouth
How much funding was put into green areas in and around Devonport?
What improvements were made to the park?
A park pavillion, an adventure play area, restoring the listed Lower Lodge and the fountains, as well as memorials and new railings
How much retail space was created?
How much commercial space was created?
How much mixed use land was created?
How much community adn public space was created?
How much was spent on renovating the Guildhall?
What is the Guildhall used for?
A s a centre for social enterprise and culture for the local community
Which company applied for permission for a new facility in the area?
What was opened in April 2009?
The Peninsula Dental School, first purpose built Dental School in the UK for 30 years