‘We need a precise approach which takes into account the strengths and needs of individual towns and cities to build more resilience and drive a fair recovery across the UK.'
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Each workspace will be built to BREEAM ‘Excellent’ standard and will minimise carbon emissions during both construction and operation.
‘Bringing more parks, GP surgeries, gyms and "health hubs" to the high street could prevent the rise of ghost towns and improve the physical and mental wellbeing of the population.’
‘The potential for communities to be given first right of refusal could be a gamechanger.'
‘These projects are just the start of the exciting transformation of Torquay,’ said deputy council leader, Cllr Darren Cowell.
‘I think that it's up to local councils and local people to make sure that their high street reflects what they want. and there will be opportunities as a result of this, as well as all the businesses lost.'
The contractor has worked with the council on previous sites including the demolition of buildings on Queen Street.
The WMCA has agreed a £780,000 funding deal for the 2 Park Square development, which will see 60,000sq ft of office space built on a derelict site.
'It gives us options with the landscape and will afford us the opportunity to be both creative and sustainable in our developments.’
‘I believe each development should have its own distinct identity, balanced mix of uses and be reflective of its surrounding community.'