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On the waterfront: The rise of waterside regeneration

Gail Armstrong

We seem to be rediscovering our urban waterways as attractive sites for development – but how do we retain their value for everyone? Amanda Robinson outlines a London based project that could send ripples across the UK.

Across the UK, development along urban waterways – canals, rivers, docklands and reservoirs – is surging.

From Liverpool to Leicester and Dover to Dundee, local authorities are grappling with a perfect storm of circumstances: higher housing targets; ex-industrial waterfronts ripe for reuse; public health agendas to improve mental and physical well-being; port authorities wanting to in.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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