Regeneration! - Stoke-on-Trent
repair, restore suggest
making something the way it formerly was. To renew
means to bring back to an original condition of freshness and vigour"
next: Pathfinder, renew
to step through one by one, or click on the pictures below:-
Pathfinder, renew and housing
What is particularly frustrating about
the housing issues in Stoke is that through their 'regeneration'
agenda, they are in the process of creating an affordable housing
problem via the demolition of the area's affordable housing.
The East-West development... "Unfortunately it also involves
destroying the surviving fragments of old Hanley"
"any competent architect could incorporate The
Coachmakers Arms and its neighbours into a modern civilised urban
development, but the task is evidently beyond, or beyond the brief
anyway, of the developer's award-winning architects Benoy."
factories - destined to crumble?
a rhetorical question why doesn’t the city council protect its grand,
unique factories - as flats, as malls, whatever – rather than
removing all traces of what makes the city of any interest to the