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1

What case study should be used for urban regeneration / an example of multiple groups working together?

Birmingham Jewellery Quarter

2

What were the issues facing the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham?

Decline of manufacturing in Britain in 1970s resulted in derelict factories.

3

What groups were involved in the regeneration of the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham?

  • Public partners funded by central government 

  • Local government/Birmingham City Council

  • NGOs eg. Friends Groups

  • Private developers eg. SPACE

  • Local residents

4

Describe the role of public partners in the regeneration project in Birmingham:

 Hylton Street Development

  • Multiple government-funded agencies working together
  • Encouraging graduate designers + manufacturers to stay in the city by providing affordable housing + workshops.

5

Describe the role of Birmingham City Council in the regeneration project:

Big City Plan

  • Plans to build ‘the Golden Square’ to host public events and exhibitions

6

Describe the role of private investors in the regeneration project in Birmingham:

Society for the Protection of Artistic + Cultural Enterprise - SPACE

  • Refurbished derelict buildings to create offices + workspaces for arts, media + creative enterprises

7

Describe the roles of NGOs in the regeneration project in Birmingham:

Friends Groups

  • Local residents refurbishing + maintaining local cemeteries
  • ‘Adopt a grave’ scheme
  • Aim to clean-up area

8

Describe the role of local residents in the regeneration project in Birmingham:

  • Organised local market to increase visitors

  • Trying to secure World Heritage status to raise profile globally

9

What is a negative of the urban regeneration in Birmingham Jewellery Quarter?

Gentrification