Best Practice in Placemaking

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Best Practice in Placemaking

In 2015, Cherwell District Council commissioned CFO to research a community development approach which could help ‘create self-sustaining socially active communities, where residents participate in a range of social and recreational activities at neighbourhood facilities, but also have a positive sense of belonging to the wider community’. Subsequently, in 2016, CFO was commissioned by South and Vale District Councils and Sovereign Housing Association to set out best practice recommendations for building vibrant, sustainable communities on major new housing developments.

Community Development and Placemaking – A Best Practice Model summarises the findings of these two research studies

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