Tag Archives: TCRF

Wanted? Town Centre Truth and Reconciliation Committees

Tuesday saw a motley gathering of 40 or so people at The Lighthouse in Glasgow at a “Towns Summit” co-organised by Architecture + Design Scotland and the Scotland’s Towns Partnership. The workshop was convened on the back of three contexts: … Continue reading

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Town Centre Regeneration – Learning Lessons?

A few weeks ago the long-awaited Douglas Wheeler Associates report on “Town Centre Regeneration: how does it work and what can be achieved?” was published by the Scottish Government. Four parts are available for download on the website; Summary, Report, … Continue reading

Posted in Government, High Streets, Places, Regeneration, Retail Diversity, Retail Policy, Retailers, Scotland's Town and High Streets, TCRF, Town Centres, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Arrested Decay: Any Hope for Scotland’s Town Centres?

Ross Martin, Policy Director at the CSPP, Scotland’s independent think tank and Leigh Sparks, Professor of Retail Studies at the Institute for Retail Studies, Stirling Management School, University of Stirling have called for a clear and coherent policy to enhance … Continue reading

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