Reflections on urban regeneration

Continuing our look at planning as a career, here are three websites which focus on urban design and regeneration issues. Take a look if you’re interested in this area of work:

Urban Design Group – Campaigning membership organisation committed to raising standards of urban design in UK cities, towns and villages. Includes details of urban design practices, courses, publications and job vacancies, as well as urban design events. The regular email newsletter Urban Update is a one-stop-shop for urban design news, articles and blog posts

Urban Forum – Umbrella body for community groups with interests in urban regeneration, supporting members to have a greater say over decisions that affect them and acting as a bridge between policy makers and community groups

Urban Regeneration Companies (URCs) – Aim is to unite public and private sector partners to deliver sustainable regeneration and stimulate investment in towns and cities. URCs are independent companies established by the relevant local authority and Regional Development Agency

More next week …/

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