Community engagement courtesy of CVCLT

This resource aims to help ensure that communities are more effectively involved in the regeneration process, to the benefit of both residents and those designing and delivering schemes.

It forms part of three resources aimed at helping communities develop their potentiaL. you can find all three resources at

Who is this guide for?

The guide aims to provide useful information for community groups on how to gain the most from regeneration and development in their neighbourhoods. That said, residents, service providers, local authorities, housing associations and elected members will all find something of relevance to them, too.

What will you learn from it?

This how-to guide demonstrates how local communities can become actively involved in regeneration and help bring about positive changes for their area.

Combining insights and observation, this guide has developed five ways to gain from regeneration and development. They are not quick or easy fixes, but they may help areas establish and sustain their community’s voice and visibility throughout the regeneration process.

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