Regeneration of Laurieston Gorbals, Glasgow

Together with lead consultants Kevin Murray Associates, we have been commissioned by Scottish Enterprise Glasgow in partnership with Glasgow City Council and Communities Scotland to investigate and consider options for the regeneration of Laurieston Gorbals. Although the Gorbals has been the subject…

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Drumchapel Environmental Vision: advocating environmental change

This study has been commissioned by the Drumchapel Environment Trust (DET) and DRUMCOG. The study area is defined by the boundary of the Drumchapel Social Inclusion Partnership (SIP) area, a substantial area of northwest Glasgow stretching in the south from Great Western Road north…

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Byres Road and Partick Centres, Glasgow

Together with lead consultants Halcrow Group Ltd, Kevin Murray Associates and Jones Lang la Salle, we have been appointed by Glasgow City Council to produce an Action Plan for the Byres Road/Partick area of the City. The aim of the study is to sustain these centres by providing high quality…

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Church Wharf, Bolton – Urban Renaissance

The Church Wharf area of Bolton (approximately 3 hectares or 7.5 acres) and located on a major radial route is identified in the Unitary Development Plan and in the Approved Land Use Proposals 1999 as being suitable for redevelopment as a mixed use area. The site is considered by the Council…

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Walking Routes in Straiton: the economic impact

Scottish Enterprise Ayrshire have appointed us to carry out an assessment of the economic impact that has been achieved by the Ayrshire Paths project, focusing specifically on the village of Straiton in South Ayrshire and the Walking Routes in Straiton. Scottish Enterprise Ayrshire, with the support of local Councils…

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North Belfast Environmental Improvements

We have been commissioned by the North Belfast Area Partnership to develop a methodology, including identification of target areas and activities, to improve the attractiveness of the physical environment of North Belfast. Economic change, redevelopment, depopulation…

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Motherwell, Ravenscraig and Wishaw Action Plan

This report was commissioned by North Lanarkshire Council to provide context for consideration of an outline planning application for the redevelopment of the Ravenscraig site, including the creation of a new town centre. The brief calls for a strategic view of the future roles of Motherwell …

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Nelson Town Centre: a new civic space

We have been commissioned by the Borough of Pendle in Lancashire, to prepare initial design ideas for a new civic space/urban square in Nelson Town Centre and to extend and develop a programme of public realm improvements in the town centre. This work is part of the Regeneration Strategy for Pendle…

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Central Workington Development Strategy

Working with lead consultants RDHS (now ConsultCIH) and Shared Intelligence, we are responsible for the development of a spatial framework which will play a major role in generating and structuring opportunities for private sector investment – effectively stimulating and accelerating market interest…

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The role of local communities in regeneration

The role of local communities in regeneration is crucial to long term sustainability. If local people are involved in the preparation of plans they are likely to feel a greater sense of ownership in the eventual outcome. The status and practice of community involvement has changed markedly over the last five years…

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Blantyre Town Centre: a new direction

We were commissioned by South Lanarkshire Council on behalf of the Blantyre and North Hamilton Social Inclusion Partnership with Kevin Murray Associates to provide an appraisal of Blantyre Town Centre. The aims of the project were to: set a new direction for the centre of Blantyre…

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Piperhill Jet-ski Centre: a Feasibility Study

Willie Miller Urban Design + Planning and Shared Intelligence were commissioned by Scottish Coal, Scottish Enterprise Ayrshire and Jet Ski Ecosse in June 2002 to carry out a Jet-ski Feasibility Study including Personal Watercraft (PW) and ATV Centre at Piperhill in East Ayrshire.

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Summerlee Industrial Museum: future development

Situated in the former iron and steel manufacturing town of Coatbridge near Glasgow, Summerlee is an open air facility with working machinery, a tramway, canal, coal mine and industrial village. The practice was commissioned as lead consultant by North Lanarkshire Council

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Muirkirk Village, Ayrshire: project development programme

Muirkirk Enterprise Group (MEG) and Scottish Enterprise Ayrshire have commissioned a programme of project development for Muirkirk Village in East Ayrshire. The consultancy team is Willie Miller Urban Design and Planning, Shared Intelligence and Neil Baxter Associates.

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The character of Fish Quay, Tynemouth

In March 2001, North Tyneside Council commissioned a team, led by EDAW, to prepare a regeneration strategy and master plan for the historic quarter of Fish Quay, adjacent to North Shields town centre. The study brief required the consultants to produce a physical master plan with programmes and projects…

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Dungannon Regeneration: a medium and long-term strategy

In April 2001, the Dungannon Regeneration Partnership (DRP) appointed a team of consultants led by EDAW to prepare a Dungannon Regeneration Strategy with a focus on the town centre. The aim was to produce a medium and long-term strategy in both sectoral and spatial areas

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Working with the community in Hillpark, Stirling

Together with lead consultants Drew Mackie Associates, we have been commissioned by Stirling Council to carry out a consultation, working with the community in Hillpark, to establish the community requirement for open space and built development and the most appropriate uses to which …

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