Green spaces and community assets: delivering long term stewardship for new...

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A free lunchtime webinar looking at alternative models for green open spaces and community assets. It will explore what are key considerations for collaborative approaches, what challenges and opportunities lie in community involvement, and key considerations for designing the governance and business models that can deliver long term stewardship of the ‘invisible structures’ in new developments


  • To share learning from work on community involvement in the management of public space in new developments, including learnings from;

    • Recent work between Vivid and Shared Assets on a community stewardship model for Ebbsfleet Garden City

    • Wider case studies, such as Chilmington Green

  • Share financially sustainable models

Draft Agenda:

  • Intro

  • Shared Assets; Community-led approaches to managing open/green space; lessons from the ground

  • Vivid Economics; The business case and funding of green spaces and community assets (Robin Smale, Director)

  • Lessons from Chilmington Green; Key considerations for collaboration between local authorities and developers. (SallyAnne Logan, Chilmington CMO Project Manager & Corporate Coordinator)

  • Lessons from Heeley Development Trust; key challenges, success factors and opportunities in community involvement in management (Andrew Jackson, Trust Manager)

  • Questions/Discussion

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