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. 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.