Community-led design initiatives: evaluation

Findings from an evaluation of community–led design initiatives funded by the Scottish Government: the Charrette Mainstreaming Programme and the Making Places initiative.

Appendix 1 - Sample Projects

Initial year project took place Project Location SG Grant LA /Public Body/ Community-led Focus of the project Facilitators
2016/17 (Design events) Dunfermline East £24,810 Public Body Inspire and excite the community about heritage, and work towards a town masterplan. Sam Foster and Oliver Chapman and others
2011/12 (LDP Design events) Callander Central Highlands £34,436 Public Body Shared vision and masterplan for the future of Callander. 7N Architects
2015/16 Design events Arbroath North East £15,000 LA Development of long-term vision and strategy for Arbroath town centre. ASL
2015/16 (Design events) Pollokshields West £25,000 Community Consultation on the East Pollokshields and Port Eglinton Planning Study to inform the City Development Plan. Diverse community involved. Collective
2016/17 (Design events) Glenrothes West Central £20,000 LA Masterplan for the area with a particular focus on redevelopment of the Glenwood Centre. PAS
2017/18 (Making Places) Portobello East £12,000 Community Community-led design weekend about the future of the Pitz/Tumbles site in Westbank in Portobello. Still active. Nick Wright Planning
2015/16 (Design events) Rothesay W Islands £25,000 Public body Design event to address issues in respect of the town centre and identify opportunities for the proposed Phase 2 TH project. SURF connection and active and ongoing. Ice Cream Architecture
2016/17 (Design events) Kincardine Central £20,000 Community Part of Coalfield Longannet Initiative with purpose of plan to regenerate central Kincardine. Led by Coalfield Regeneration Trust Oliver Chapman Architects
2013/14 (LDP Design events) Muirtown & South Kessock, Inverness North £17,500 Public body Brief to consider the whole area and how it adjoins the city centre. Michael Laird Architects (and others)
2011/12 (LDP Design events) Girvan South West £29,850 LA Vision and masterplan for the future of Girvan linking public spaces with the beachfront, harbourside and retail area. John Thompson and Partners



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