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Urban Union finds arts vital for regeneration schemes

Regeneration projects in Glasgow and Edinburgh have been held up as best practice at the Scottish Parliament. Urban Union – a joint venture between McTaggart Construction and Robertson Group – has completed the initial phases of regeneration at Laurieston Living in Glasgow and Pennywell Living in Edinburgh. Key to the regenerations has been the inclusion of an award-winning arts strategy which has brought together current and future residents.Holyrood’s Cross Party Group on Culture invited the organisations delivering these programmes to take part in a panel discussion titled ‘Cultural Regeneration – can planners and artists work together?’

Peter McCaughey of WAVEparticle and Kate Wimpress of North Edinburgh Arts explained ho...[…]