Community led development workshop - Bristol, 28 January 2016

Monday 11th of January 2016


Attend an event in Bristol to hear how tenants and residents have been involved in the design of new housing schemes. Design Council Cabe is holding a workshop for tenants, residents and housing professionals and will then take you on a study visit to Junction 3 and the Horfield Regeneration Scheme. You will hear the story of how residents and tenants were involved in the design process.

The Community Land Trust will also share its experience of communities initiating development for themselves. What lessons can be learnt? Come to find out how these developments were delivered and take the opportunity to meet like-minded people.

Event venue: The Community Centre, Rear of Eden Grove Methodist Church, Eden Grove, Horfield, Bristol, BS7 0PQ

28 January 2016 9.45 am to 4pm

Cost: free to resident and community group representatives, local authorities and housing associations.Lunch provided.

This event will be of interest to:

•residents and tenants interested in taking forward housing projects themselves, or getting involved in future development happening nearby;

•representatives from housing associations and local authorities interested in how their tenants can become genuinely engaged in the design process for new build homes.

The event will focus on what we can learn from the thriving community sector in Bristol about how residents, tenants and landlords are working together on new housing.

If you would like to attend, book here

This event is ran by Community Led Development

Community Led Development is about putting the community at the heart of the design of new housing in their neighbourhood. The programme is funded by Department for Communities and Local Government’s Tenant Empowerment Programme to promote the benefits of tenant involvement and leadership to resident groups, Tenant Management Organisations, housing associations and local authorities. This event is part of a package of activities that Cabe will be providing including training, briefing papers and working directly with a small number of tenant groups and landowners on live housing projects.