Towards an Urban Renaissance

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Towards an Urban Renaissance

MISSION STATEMENT

The Urban Task Force will identify causes of urban decline in England and recommend practical solutions to bring people back into our cities, towns and urban neighbourhoods. It will establish a new vision for urban regeneration founded on the principles of design excellence, social well-being and environmental responsibility within a viable economic and legislative framework.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page 1
  • Preface 3
  • Foreword 5
  • Introduction 7
  • The Key Proposals 9
  • Contents 13
  • Part One - The Sustainable City 23
  • 1 - A Time for Change 25
  • 2 - Designing the Urban Environment 49
  • 3 - Making the Connections 87
  • Part Two - Making Towns and Cities Work 111
  • 4 - Managing the Urban Environment 113
  • 5 - Delivering Urban Regeneration 133
  • 6 - Investing in Skills and Innovation 157
  • Part Three - Making the Most of Our Urban Assets 171
  • 7 - Taking Stock of the Housing Requirement 173
  • 8 - Planning for Change 191
  • 9 - Managing the Land Supply 211
  • 10 - Cleaning Up the Land 237
  • 11 - Recycling the Buildings 249
  • Part Four - Making the Investment 261
  • 12 - Attracting Private Investment 263
  • 13 - The Role of Public Investment 279
  • Part Five - Sustaining the Renaissance 301
  • 14 - Sustaining the Renaissance 303
  • Postscript 313
  • Acknowledgements 315
  • Index 321
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