Research

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Publications

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Casinos and Regeneration: The story so far

Ben Harrison

On 30 January 2007, the Independent Casino Advisory Panel announced that the city of Manchester would host the UKs first supercasino. The city came from behind to beat the frontrunners, Blackpool and Greenwich. This note deconstructs the decision, before critically assessing the relationship between casinos and regeneration more generally. It focuses on the regeneration issues around supercasino development. It concludes with some lessons for Manchester.

Report 16 Feb 2007
Setting the Bar: Preparing for London’s Olympic legacy

Centre for Cities

A year after winning the bid, London is gearing up to deliver the London 2012 Olympic Games. The Games plan promises to regenerate the East London site and its surroundings. This paper assesses the likely economic impact of the Games on East London, Greater London and the UK.

Report 19 Dec 2006
Barker Review of Land Use: Initial Reactions

Centre for Cities

Introduction The Barker Review of Land Use Planning ('Barker II') reviews the UK's planning system, with an emphasis on the economic impacts of the planning regime - specifically, how it impacts...

Briefing 6 Dec 2006
Cities Northwest

Centre for Cities

While recent performance in England's Northwest has been higher than the average for other English regions, the region is still not contributing what it could to the UKs economy, and serious economic and social problems remain.

Report 9 Jul 2006
City Markets: Business location in deprived areas

Centre for Cities

City Markets concludes that Business-led regeneration should focus on business-deprived areas but that the Government should subsidise business activity only where specific market failures exist, in proportion to those market failures and in line with local labour market and other conditions.

Report 18 Jun 2006