Learning from “Alcatraz” - the regeneration of the Gorbals
- Published: 05 August 2015
Local authorities across the country face difficult decisions when assessing whether to demolish or renovate existing housing estates. Although they need to address issues around poor quality housing and lack of amenities, they also need to consider resident’s views and value for money. Idox offers a range of solutions which support councils in community consultation and engagement, assessing housing stock condition and renewal costs, as well as solutions for monitoring the planning and building control lifecycle for new developments.
In this article, Idox’s James Carson looks at the example of successful regeneration in Glasgow and the important role of the planning profession in creating viable, mixed-use communities.