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Community hubs | Leeds City Council

This is the second case study in One Public Estate's 'Unlocking the value in public sector assets', published in 2017.

Creating a new residential and community heart for Stocking Farm, Leicester

In Leicester, the One Public Estate programme worked with the local authority to unlock a run-down council-owned site for housing which will help regenerate one of the most deprived wards in the country.

Cumbria Chief Executives Group: Carlisle Sands

The co-location of health and leisure services in Carlisle and roll out of an integrated service across the county.

Defence | Suffolk and West Suffolk, RAF Mildenhall

Region: East, South East Theme: Integrated public services, Defence

Delivering collaborative services in a rural area | Buxton place based area review

Region: North East, Yorkshire and Humber, East Midlands Theme: Integrated public services, Locality Reviews, Health and Social care (in OPE)

Delivering modern services for local people | London Borough of Brent, Northwick Park

The Brent Partnership brings together four partners, with the aim of delivering private and affordable housing, shared teaching space, and improving hospital and university services and facilities.

Delivering modern services for local people in Brent

The Brent Partnership brings together four partners, with the aim of delivering private and affordable housing, sharing teaching space, and improving hospital and university services and facilities.

Development | Griffin Regeneration Area

Region: North West, West Midlands Theme: Housing (in OPE), Land Release Fund (LRF) The challenge The Griffin regeneration area had been identified for clearance and redevelopment as part of the Housing Market Renewal programme in 2008. 

Development | Oswestry Growth Corridor

Region: North West, West Midlands Theme: Housing (in OPE) The challenge Oswestry is the second biggest market town within Shropshire but suffers from a lack of development from the private sectors due to a number of constraints posed by physical factors such as flood risk and access. 

Development | Using public land to support housing delivery across Hereford

Region: North West, West Midlands Theme: Housing (in OPE), Blue Lights