The masterplan for the development is inspired by the novel Chariots Of The Gods, that explores alien encounters and unsolved mysteries of ancient civilisations.
Thomas Barrett, Author at NewStart
‘It’s such a shame to see these sorts of buildings left to go to rack and ruin when for a little investment they could be transformed into desperately needed housing.’
The list has been launched to celebrate the inventions, discoveries and social initiatives from UK universities which have had a transformational impact on people’s everyday lives.
Liverpool City Council has launched their ‘ethical’ housing company, Foundations, which will deliver £1bn worth of development over the next decade.
The Government define a pocket park as a piece of land of up to 0.4 hectares which may already be under grass, but which is unused, undeveloped or derelict.
‘Instead of policing licensing schemes, councils need to focus on finding and taking action criminal landlords.’
‘Homes are fully mortgageable and tenure blind, being fully adaptable to both private market and housing association requirements for all forms of sale and rent.’
According to City of Trees, Greater Manchester’s trees remove 847 tonnes of pollutants each year by acting as a filtration system.
According to the council, it could generate ‘at least’ £11m per year in additional income for the local authority.
‘People felt like it was their building and not just a city council project that builds and just expects people to use it.’