Adaptive Reuse: After the shop

Adaptive Reuse: After the shop

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The Huntingdon Room, King's Manor

Exhibition Square



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In times of changing high streets, how can spaces on Coney Street like vacant shops and upper floors be adapted for sustainable future use?

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Given the rise in online shopping, retail presents a challenge for sustainable primary use for Coney Street's buildings. Many spaces on the street now lie empty, forcing us to think creatively about what a high street needs to thrive in the twenty-first century.

This workshop explores the adaption and reuse of spaces including empty units, upper floors, and buildings behind the street frontage.

Through exploring Coney Street's past, we'll discover viable options for its future that go beyond retail, and offer a sense of what might be practically possible to help rejuvenate the street across all available spaces. Included is a visit to the street to bring the research to life.

This workshop is part of the StreetLife Project, working in conjunction with York Civic Trust. The StreetLife project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund.

Whilst the workshop has been designed to be accessible and inclusive if you need any adjustments to make the workshops accessible for you or would like to query access arrangments then please do contact or tel 01904655543.

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