Granby 4 Streets: Telling the Story

Since the news about our architects Assemble and the Turner Prize we’ve been getting a lot of requests from the media and other organisations to tell the story of what we’re doing in Granby Four Streets. Including a presentation and follow up discussion I’ve just done at a conference in Stoke. This was the 2015 […]

Sunshiny Day in Granby

Early evening of the Saturday after the news about the Turner Prize broke things have calmed down in Granby. After a week of television cameras, radio microphones and general media attention. All welcomed by all of us but nevertheless a relief today to walk around the quiet weekend streets. A good conversation with Kenn Taylor for […]

Granby 4 Streets and the Turner Prize

The news has just broken that Assemble, the Granby 4 Streets Community Land Trust architects, are one of the four nominations for this year’s Turner Prize, principally for their work in Granby. “In an age when anything can be art, why not have a housing estate?” asked judge Alistair Hudson, when pressed about the inclusion of […]

The May Market: Rain and Inspiration on Ducie Street

After yesterday’s preparations, time for the Street Market itself. And yes, it was a ‘making your own fun’ kind of a day. “May Bank Holiday weekend? Oh, you’ll want that to be cold and rainy then?” Ah well, we enjoyed it anyway, here on the corner of Granby Street and Ducie Street in Liverpool 8. But […]

On site: In Granby today

Still construction training opportunities for young people available. See below for details, together with this supportive article from the Liverpool Echo. A perfect sunny afternoon for having a look at how things are going in Granby, Liverpool 8. This end all done. Plus Dane at work on the far end. But I’m principally here today […]

Granby Four Streets – at last

Recently I was invited to a community event in Granby, Liverpool 8. And while there long-time resident Hazel Tilley handed me a copy of a small newsletter that quietly, and with great dignity, carries details of the news many of us have been waiting to hear for years now. News so joyous and significant for Liverpool I […]