Category Archives: Place Management

Creating the world’s first age-friendly city – in Manchester

Our School of Architecture’s research into better neighbourhoods for older citizens has an enthusiastic partner in DevoManc’s vision to transform the region’s health.   By Stefan White Our cities are typically not great places in which to grow older. Yet we … Continue reading

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Combining state and non-state partnerships for effective place leadership

09:00, October 23, 2018 – 17:00, October 24, 2018 MMU Business School, All Saints Campus, Oxford Road, Manchester To register, please visit: https://rsa-leadership.eventbrite.co.uk Conference details Place leadership research is at a critical juncture. After having reached a wide and new recognition … Continue reading

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ATCM, IPM and The BID Foundation team up to present important evidence to Parliamentary High Street Inquiry

Consultation to take place in London on the 12th June 2018 10am – 1pm A consortium of the leading membership and professional bodies representing the people responsible for managing UK High Streets are joining forces to respond to the High … Continue reading

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Newly published research demonstrates ways to improve the prospects of UK town centres

The High Street UK 2020 project has identified, through scientific means, not only the 25 priorities that will improve the vitality and viability of the High Street but also a helpful framework for town centre renewal. This research which is … Continue reading

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New industry body renews High Street optimism

The BID Foundation has launched today (Wednesday 17th January) to meet challenges facing high streets and commercial districts up and down the country. Against a back-drop of ever-more difficult trading conditions and local government cuts, the new industry-led body will … Continue reading

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Institute of Place Management 10th Anniversary Celebration

18:00 – 20:30, Wed 6 September 2017 Benzie Building Higher Ormond Street Manchester M15 6BG   2017 marks 10 years since IPM elected the world’s first professional place managers and lauched the internationally-renowned Journal of Place Management and Development. To … Continue reading

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The Mayor of Greater Manchester: Promise and Challenge of his office

7pm, Thurs 6th July 2017 Room 3.14, Business School, All Saints, Manchester Metropolitan University (3rd Floor) One of the most important recent developments in the civic life of Manchester and the North West has been the election of the Mayor … Continue reading

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Dr Steve Millington to present research at the Landscape Institute Conference 2017

    Dr Steve Millington, Director of the Institute of Place Management and MetroPolis Associate, is to present his research at the Landscape Institute Conference 2017.  The session, titled ‘Landscape as social infrastructure: transforming urban spaces‘, will deal with social infrastructure; … Continue reading

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