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Town Centre Regeneration: TCRF Case Studies Report

DescriptionThe report presents findings of research undertaken in nine case study areas that received funding from the Town Centre Regeneration Fund (TCRF). The report highlights baseline measures for monitoring town centre regeneration activity relative to each case study. The report is one of four publications produced by this research.
ISBN978 1 780453996
Official Print Publication DateSeptember 2011
Website Publication DateSeptember 27, 2011

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ISSN 2045 6964
ISBN 978 1 78045 399 6 (Web publication only)
DPPAS 12015

This TCRF Case Studies Report is accompanied by a Main Report, Appendices and Research Findings

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Douglas Wheeler Associates Ltd
Slims Consulting
Ryden
Avril Blamey & Associates

Contents

1 INTRODUCTION
Town Centre Regeneration Fund
Selection of Case Study Towns
Initial Proposals for Baselining the Town Centres
Baseline Data & Town Definition
Report: Structure

2 STROMNESS
Context and Background
TCRF Project
Population
Age Profile
Labour Market
Local Economy
Business Base
Tourism
Economic Challenges & Drivers
Town Centre
Linkages & Catalyst for New Investment
Project Specific Measures
Addressing Theory of Change
Progress: Jan/Early Feb 2011
Conclusions
Case Study Interview Details

3 ELGIN
Context and Background
TCRF Project
Population
Age Profile
Labour Market
Local Economy
Business Base
Tourism
Town Centre
Linkages & Catalyst for New Investment
Project Specific Measures
Addressing Theory of Change
Progress: Jan/Early Feb 2011
Conclusions
Case Study Interview Details

4 KIRKCALDY
Context and Background
TCRF Project
Population
Age Profile
Labour Market
Local Economy
Business Base
Tourism
Progress with the TCRF Project
Town Centre
Linkages & Catalyst for New Investment
Project Specific Measures
Addressing Theory of Change
Progress: Jan/Early Feb 2011
Conclusions
Case Study Interview Details

5 KIRKINTILLOCH
Context and Background
Population
Age Profile
Labour Market
Local Economy
Business Base
Tourism
Town Centre
Linkages & Catalyst for New Investment
Project Specific Measures
Progress: Jan/Early Feb 2011
Conclusions
Case Study Interview Details

6 GOVAN
Context and Background
Population
Age Profile
Labour Market
Business Base
Tourism
Town Centre
Linkages & Catalyst for New Investment
Project Specific Measures
Addressing Theory of Change
Progress: Jan/Early Feb 2011
Conclusions
Case Study Interview Details

7 BARRHEAD
Context and Background
Population
Age Profile
Labour Market
Business Base
Tourism
Baseline Measures
Linkages & Catalyst for New Investment
Project Specific Measures
Addressing Theory of Change
Progress: Jan/Early Feb 2011
Conclusions
Case Study Interview Details

8 AIRDRIE
Context and Background
The TCRF Project
Population
Age Profile
Labour Market
Local Economy
Business Base
Tourism
Strategic Challenges & Drivers
Linkages and Catalyst for New Investment
Project Specific Measures
Progress: Jan/Early Feb 2011
Conclusions
Case Study Interview Details

9 MILLPORT
Context and Background
The TCRF Project
Population
Age Profile
Labour Market
Local Economy
Business Base
Tourism
Town Centre
Table 9.8: Town Centre Baseline Measures
Linkages and Catalysts for Further Investment
Project Specific Measures
Progress: Jan/Early Feb 2011
Conclusions
Case Study Interview Details

10 JEDBURGH
Context and Background
TCRF Project
Population
Age Profile
Labour Market
Local Economy
Business Base
Tourism
Town Centre
Linkages & Catalyst for New Investment
Addressing Theory of Change
Progress: Jan/Early Feb 2011
Conclusions
Case Study Interview Details

11 CASE STUDIES: OVERALL CONCLUSIONS:
TCRF & TCRF Projects Origins
TCRF Project Delivery
Monitoring & Evaluation: Theory of Change

APPENDIX: CENSUS AREA STATISTICS ( CAS) WARDS & DATAZONES