The Castleford Project
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Project structure  <ul><li>Accountable Body: Wakefield Council </li></ul><ul><li>Steering Group </li></ul><ul><li>Funding ...
 
Ancillary events programme <ul><li>Property advice shop for retailers </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership management advice shop...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lol Coxhill in a skip  Concept Simon Thackray.  Produced by The Shed.  Photo: Tony Bartholomew
Lol Coxhill in a skip  Concept Simon Thackray.  Produced by The Shed.  Photo: Tony Bartholomew
Impacts (since March 2003) <ul><li>10 new public realm projects created and delivered </li></ul><ul><li>3 new community gr...
<ul><li>Two projects have now delivered second phase </li></ul><ul><li>Planning applications now coming forward for furthe...
Project partners <ul><li>Wakefield Metropolitan District Council </li></ul><ul><li>Yorkshire Forward </li></ul><ul><li>Eng...
Community partners <ul><li>Castleford Heritage Group </li></ul><ul><li>Custyke Community Group </li></ul><ul><li>Lock Lane...
 
 
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  • Routes To Urban Regeneration

    1. 1. The Castleford Project
    2. 36. Project structure <ul><li>Accountable Body: Wakefield Council </li></ul><ul><li>Steering Group </li></ul><ul><li>Funding Group </li></ul><ul><li>Programme manager (Mace) </li></ul><ul><li>Cost manager (Gleeds) </li></ul><ul><li>Project Teams: Community leader (Client lead), Local Authority project manager, Architect </li></ul>
    3. 38. Ancillary events programme <ul><li>Property advice shop for retailers </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership management advice shop </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum activity in local schools </li></ul><ul><li>Financial support for community events </li></ul><ul><li>Management training for community activists </li></ul><ul><li>Co-ordination of volunteering activity </li></ul><ul><li>Public art commissions </li></ul><ul><li>Art exhibitions </li></ul><ul><li>Club nights </li></ul>
    4. 45. Lol Coxhill in a skip Concept Simon Thackray. Produced by The Shed. Photo: Tony Bartholomew
    5. 46. Lol Coxhill in a skip Concept Simon Thackray. Produced by The Shed. Photo: Tony Bartholomew
    6. 47. Impacts (since March 2003) <ul><li>10 new public realm projects created and delivered </li></ul><ul><li>3 new community groups and 1 business association formed (now in fifth years) </li></ul><ul><li>£100k initial seed investment by Channel 4 and £70k grant from CABE has become £14m capital & £3m revenue programme </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership of eighteen public and private organisations </li></ul><ul><li>Closure of two chemical factories and release of 150ha of brownfield land for residential development </li></ul><ul><li>New retail, residential and cultural development plans in place for the town, valued at over £200m </li></ul>
    7. 48. <ul><li>Two projects have now delivered second phase </li></ul><ul><li>Planning applications now coming forward for further waterfront development </li></ul><ul><li>Involvement of local, national, international designers and artists in a former coalfield town </li></ul><ul><li>Involvement of over 10,000 local people in an organic, non funding-round-locked programme of social, economic and physical renewal </li></ul>
    8. 49. Project partners <ul><li>Wakefield Metropolitan District Council </li></ul><ul><li>Yorkshire Forward </li></ul><ul><li>English Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Channel 4 Television </li></ul><ul><li>CABE </li></ul><ul><li>Arts Council England </li></ul><ul><li>Coalfields Regeneration Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Groundwork Wakefield </li></ul><ul><li>Environment Agency </li></ul><ul><li>British Waterways </li></ul><ul><li>Waste Recylcing Group (WREN) </li></ul><ul><li>Ibstock </li></ul><ul><li>Big Lottery </li></ul><ul><li>Edinburgh House Estates </li></ul><ul><li>Sure Start </li></ul><ul><li>Scarman Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Heritage Lottery Fund </li></ul><ul><li>Geographers Association </li></ul>
    9. 50. Community partners <ul><li>Castleford Heritage Group </li></ul><ul><li>Custyke Community Group </li></ul><ul><li>Lock Lane Residents Association </li></ul><ul><li>Friends of the Green </li></ul><ul><li>Wilson Street Community Triangle </li></ul><ul><li>Friends of the Riverside </li></ul><ul><li>Sagar Street Traders Association </li></ul><ul><li>Castleford Town Centre Partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Castleford Parks Partnership </li></ul>

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