Urban Regeneration in the UK
Boom, Bust and Recovery
- Phil Jones - University of Birmingham, UK
- James Evans - University of Manchester, UK
Urban Geography | Urban Planning | Urban Politics & Policy
- Dr David Jarvis, Coventry University and Deputy Director, Applied Research Centre in Sustainable Regeneration (SURGE)
"An accessible text for students that provides an excellent summary of the challenges facing the UK regeneration sector up to and including the present age of austerity."
- Dr Lee Pugalis School of Built Environment, Northumbria University
An engaging, systematic guide to the most dramatic transformation of our urban landscape since post-war reconstruction. This new edition has been fully revised to include:
- Improved pedagogical features, including an expanded glossary and increased visuals, as well as key learning points, useful websites and suggestions for further reading
- More content on local sustainability and issues linked to climate change
- A new chapter, 'Scaling Up', which examines how regeneration operates when considering very large schemes, such as the London 2012 Olympics.
This book contains a number of relevant case studies for the students. We are studying a module on diverse places and therefore the chapter on design and cultural regeneration will be particularly useful.
An accessible text for students that provides an excellent summary of the challenges facing the UK regeneration sector up to and including the present age of austerity.
A really good introduction for my undergraduate students and would also suit masters level students. Points students in the direction of other research and covers recent developments in the field.
an exellent update of a well-established textbook
"Urban Regeneration in the UK" offers a great deal of information and insight into the driving forces behind development. It's cogently written and highly readable, with excellent case studies and key point summaries. An extremely useful text.
There is a trivial error where the BRE are referred to as a government agency; BRE was privatized in 1997.
A seminal book on urban regeneration with key insights into how this field has dealt with the 2008 financial crisis and subsequent period of investor uncertainty
A useful up date on previous edition given how much has changed over the intervening years
Sample Materials & Chapters
Urban Regeneration in the UK: Introduction
Urban Regeneration in the UK: Regeneration Beyond the City Centre