How to do Social Housing: Part One

A true story of Granby 4 Streets Community Land Trust on site.I want to tell you a story about social housing. A very detailed story (in two parts) about exactly how to do it. Or at least, exactly how we’re doing it in Granby 4 Streets. I want to tell you this story now because …

Great Places, The Academy of Urbanism Awards

A great day this last Friday, 6th November, celebrating fifteen of the places that are lighting up the ways we live now, Granby 4 Streets proudly amongst them. Ann, Hazel and me at The Academy of Urbanism Awards for 2016. That’s John Thompson on the left there, Honorary President of the Academy. Coucillor Ann O’Byrne, …

The Great Street?

Cairns Street in Granby selected for┬ápossible ‘Great Street’ award. Unless you’ve been living under a stone or, even worse, not reading my blog posts, you’ll know that Assemble, the Granby 4 Streets architects have been nominated for the Turner Prize for their work with us. What might have escaped your notice is that we’ve also …

Street of the Year? Cairns Street in Granby.

Granby resident Hazel Tilley being interviewd about the Street of the Year nomination by Jessica Robbins of BBC Radio Merseyside. Good news today in this press release issued jointly by Granby 4 Streets Community Land Trust and Liverpool City Council Cairns Street in Granby, this week. Coming soon after Granby 4 Streets architects Assemble being …