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.
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If we want better cities, we need to learn how to talk about them. Cities perform. But they do not compete.
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.
This discussion paper looks at what we might be able to learn from successful European 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.
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.
The Centre for Cities' City Markets Project has surveyed 348 businesses in deprived areas in Derby, Doncaster and Sunderland. This paper presents the survey.