What’s Your Granby Story?

The last Granby 4 Streets Market of this summer season this Saturday, 5th September. And a very special one too. We are telling the stories of the place now. Listen. This is Zeena Mekki telling a story of this week, this century and the last one. The story of a seafarer. The story of a migrant. The story […]

The Great Street?

Cairns Street in Granby selected for possible ‘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 […]

Getting Ready: In Granby 4 Streets

It’s the August Street Market, yes August already, this Saturday. And in Granby we’re getting ready. Plus new ones, arriving all the time these days. A newcomer promised for this time is Bettylicious Cooks, promising Creole Soul Food. So for these and our other food suppliers sake, don’t have a very big breakfast before you […]

Street Market Garden

A good, warm Street Market in Granby today. Full of friends and conversations. So I didn’t take as many photographs as I usually would, too busy talking! Anyway, here they are – minus donkey rides, as they’d already finished for the day before I ambled round with my camera. Assemble were promoting some week long […]

Liverpool Urban Renaissance

A reflection on where we are – and how it all feels at the moment, particularly in Granby. A few weeks ago I wrote emotionally on here about the how tos and joys and frustrations of urban renaissance. Of being involved in bringing new life back to places long condemned to death by the vicissitudes of […]

Street of the Year? Cairns Street in Granby.

  Good news today in this press release issued jointly by Granby 4 Streets Community Land Trust and Liverpool City Council Coming soon after Granby 4 Streets architects Assemble being nominated for the prestigious Turner Prize for their work in Granby is the news that one of the 4 Streets, Cairns Street, has now been […]