cities

Glasgow’s historic buildings have been neglected – but we must not repeat the mistakes of the past
Paul Sweeney

Glasgow’s historic buildings have been neglected – but we must not repeat the mistakes of the past

The disastrous tearing down of tenement districts in post-war Glasgow should be a lesson for policy makers eyeing up redevelopment, writes MSP Paul Sweeney.

Anti-gentrification campaigners see off developers to protect historic market street
Gentrification

Anti-gentrification campaigners see off developers to protect historic market street

Plans to knock down an indoor market in Hackney’s Ridley Road and build luxury flats have been defeated after a three-year community campaign.

Can railways put cities on the right track to prioritise people over profit?
Opinion

Can railways put cities on the right track to prioritise people over profit?

The Low Line is a development along the mighty Victorian railway viaduct in London’s Bankside, which has been transformed by the local community. It serves as an example of prioritising people over profit in our changed cityscapes

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