Useful links

Name of organisation

Web address


Archive for Change

Films of home, place and change in Newcastle’s west end

Architecture and Design Scotland 

Supporting the creation and renewal of sustainable Scottish communities

BIM Academy

Building Information Modelling at Northumbria

Centre for Cities

Urban policy research unit


Contaminated Land Applications in Real Environments

Enterprise Zones

HM Government’s EZ programme in England

Environment Agency

Government agency responsible for contaminated land & pollution of controlled waters

European Union in the UK

EC regional policy Inforegio including urban initiatives

Homes England

Previously known as Homes & Communities Agency

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Housing & social research

London Legacy Development Corporation

Responsible for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

Government Ministry responsible for housing, regeneration and planning

Newcastle Helix (previously known as Newcastle Science Central)

Regeneration project on site of old Scottish and Newcastle brewery

North East Local Enterprise Partnership

Local Enterprise Partnership for North East England

North Tyneside Regeneration

Regeneration taking place in North Tyneside including Whitley Bay, Tyne North Bank and North Shields Fish Quay

Ouseburn Trust

Heritage, Community and Regeneration working in the Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle

Planning Portal

Portal for planning policy

Place Making Resource

Previously Regeneration and Renewal

Resource for Urban Design Information

knowledge sharing & networking for urban development professionals & academics

South Tees Development Corporation


Mayoral Development Corporation covering site of former SSI steel works in Redcar

Sustainable Communities North East Initiative

A resource for undertaking sustainable activity in the North East

Tees Valley Combined Authority & Tees Valley Mayor   

Covering Tees Valley city region

Tyne & Wear Research & Info 

Provides data on Tyne and Wear


Urban Research Group at Northumbria University

Your Back Yard CIC

Not for profit Community Interest Company based in Bradford 

10 definitions of regeneration