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How can we repurpose heritage assets for community use - and what are the pitfalls? This presentation, created for an event run by Urban Vision North Staffordshire, looks at a few examples and ...

How can we repurpose heritage assets for community use - and what are the pitfalls? This presentation, created for an event run by Urban Vision North Staffordshire, looks at a few examples and concludes with some thoughts about character.

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Against the odds: a future for heritage assets Against the odds: a future for heritage assets Presentation Transcript

  • against the odds: new life for heritage
  • what can we learn from examples of heritage regeneration? Julian Dobson, November 2010
  • ‘All change involves risks, including fluctuations in revenue, unexpected development costs, uncertainties related to funding and variations in operational outgoings’ Pillars of the Community, English Heritage, September 2010
  • what has worked in the past?
  • repurpose assets for private use Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth
  • • Closure proposed 1981 • MoD sold site to Berkeley Group 1996 • Planning permission 2004 • Mixed use scheme with hotel, cinema, shops, restaurants
  • repurpose assets for private use Victoria Mills, Bradford
  • • Victoria Works built 1873 • Bought by Newmason Properties in 2003 • £80m redevelopment into apartment complex • Won awards for quality mixture of restoration and new build • but... a gated community
  • use land value uplift to fund community benefits Caterham Barracks, Surrey
  • • 16-acre military site, closed 1995 • Tandridge Council declared site a conservation area and set up local forum • Consensus-led planning approach and s106 deal • 28% affordable housing, community trust funded through local levy
  • arts and cultural hubs
  • use arts and culture to reanimate space Woodend Creative Workspace, Scarborough
  • • Former home of the Sitwell family, overlooks Valley Gardens and the sea • £4.8m conversion into offices and workshops for creative industries • 52 offices and 8 artists’ studios • Run by non-profit company, funded by council, Yorkshire Forward and ERDF
  • restoring iconic buildings
  • Lister Mills, Bradford: from this...
  • Lister Mills, Bradford: to this...
  • Lister Mills, Bradford: ...to this?
  • • Manningham Mills: built 1871 • Largest mill in the world, employed 11,000 people • At the heart of an area known for tension and deprivation • Fight to save building led by local people
  • • Bought by Urban Splash in 2001, funded by Yorkshire Forward and city council • Conversion into apartments, theatre studios, community centre • Manningham Mills Community Centre opened 2007 • Centre offers café, IT facilities, conference and function rooms
  • ‘Being housed within such a historic landmark building is a real bonus - both in attracting bookings and for the local community feeling a sense of ownership.’ Asset Transfer Unit, July 2010
  • asset transfer approaches
  • turn public sector assets into local opportunities The Town Hall, Hebden Bridge
  • • Town hall built 1897 • Hebden Bridge Community Association formed 2008 • Building will to be a public service hub, with creative and digital business units • Repairs supported by local authority; £3.75m capital investment plans
  • nine steps to asset transfer • take stock - • address the risks understand what’s important • agree terms • have a strategy • build your organisation • assess the options • raise finance • get support - public • ensure long term and professional viability
  • social enterprise solutions
  • buy private buildings for community use The Station, Richmond
  • • Former railway station, sold and used as garden centre • Bought by Richmondshire Buildings Preservation Trust after garden centre closed • Refurbished with business units, café, exhibition space, cinema • Public funding crucial to restoration project
  • investigate ‘meanwhile’ uses Housing sites, Sheffield
  • work with community activists Haynstrasse Haus, Hamburg
  • or find out what you can do with no money Incredible Edible Todmorden
  • in hard times and hard places, what can you do? some thoughts on making the most of character
  • celebrate stories of place
  • find people who get things done
  • ...and be ready to stand firm
  • More from me: www.juliandobson.net http://livingwithrats.blogspot.com www.twitter.com/juliandobson If you’d like me to speak at your event, you can contact me via www.juliandobson.net