Monthly Archives: April 2014

Euston Regeneration and HS2

The area around Euston Station does need some improvemenrt, and there is room for ‘Regeneration’, in places: But we must remember¬† that the surrounding area isn’t empty or derelict, and that it is full of many people trying to make … Continue reading

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Boots The Chemist Window Display – a Suitable Case for Treatment?

Dear Boots the Chemist, You really ought to do something about your shop-front window displays. I thought this was an empty shop and it was only when the door automatically opened when I sheltered in your doorway to take a … Continue reading

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Housing Design in a trendy part of London

Recently I came across this block of flats in a trendy part of London. Words fail me.

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Regeneration – the place for old fashioned notice boards

I have noticed that vibrant and active communities have plently of places to put up posters and notices: This ‘gives permission’ to do things for yourself.

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Developer planting and public art

Just thought I would show this example of developer funded, and designed, planting in a ‘public’ place: This style is pretty standard and wide spread now, based on a template which must be at least a decade old. Althought I … Continue reading

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Fly Posting – Is this the way to recruit carers?

I have seen a number of these signs in my local high street: Does this give you faith in the way we are running our social services? Some may ask ‘what has this to do with urban regeneration and sustainable … Continue reading

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Erith Riverside Gardens – Visit from Mayor

One of my community projects, Erith Riverside Gardens which I saved from development, had a visit from the Mayor of Bexley today. I thought I would pop in a few photographs of the day: Still lots to do but the … Continue reading

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