Creating and sustaining mixed income communities in Scotland

Nick Bailey, Anna Haworth, Tony Manzi and Marion Robert

A good practice guide to creating and sustaining mixed income communities in Scotland. This guide explores how to create attractive and well-managed places that meet the needs of all sections of the community.

This guide explores how to create attractive and well-managed places that meet the needs of all sections of the community. Drawing on the latest research, and featuring 11 case studies from Scotland and England, it offers a comprehensive guide to the issues that need to be planned for and addressed. The book includes detailed guidance on: 

  • developing a strategy and negotiating the planning process;
  • good practice in masterplanning, design, layout and long-term financial viability;
  • how stakeholders can collaborate effectively and ensure that local residents are fully involved at all stages; 
  • how barriers to the development of sustainable communities might be overcome.

The guide explores all types of mixed income communities, from the diversification of mono-tenure estates in inner city areas to greenfield development on the urban fringe.

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