Welcome to The Observatory

our warm, occasionally cool, happy place, where we share the news,  views, social activity and virtual discussions that matter to our Placemakers.
Recycling our buildings

Recycling our buildings

Design Guides will become the core assets and developed and tailored to reflect a particular communities placemaking ambition. However, when it comes down to it any Placemaking ‘Design Guide’ is only as informed as the community vision it pertains to represent

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Design Guides and their impact on Placemaking

Design Guides and their impact on Placemaking

Design Guides will become the core assets and developed and tailored to reflect a particular communities placemaking ambition. However, when it comes down to it any Placemaking ‘Design Guide’ is only as informed as the community vision it pertains to represent

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The safety of the high street

The safety of the high street

We are all well aware of the impact that the Covid-19 virus has had on the UK economy. Nowhere was this more apparent than on our depleted high streets, with year on year footfall 80% down at lockdown peak.

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