Let’s Plan Wester Hailes Community Conference!

Wester Hailes Local Place Plan Team will be holding a Community Conference at WHALE Arts on Saturday 29 February 2020, 9.30am – 4.00pm.

A Local Place Plan is currently being developed for Wester Hailes. Following a number of community consultations in and around Wester Hailes, the Let’s Plan Wester Hailes Community Conference is a collaborative learning event to discuss the vision of the Local Place Plan to date and what are the next steps in its development.

The day will comprise of an inspiring line-up of speakers, including keynote, Stephen Willacy, City Architect of Aarhus, Denmark who will discuss housing regeneration in Aarhus. The conference provides the opportunity to learn from other places, continue to shape and inspire the future vision of Wester Hailes and highlight the place potential. A free creche will be available throughout the day.

Throughout the day, the conference will discuss numerous themes, relevant to the vision of the Wester Hailes Local Place Plan including Active Travel, Town Centre Regeneration, Sustainable Living and the potential for Wester Hailes to become a Canal Destination. See below for the full event programme.

The community conference aims to bring together and present the work and connections that have been made throughout the Local Place Plan development to date. At 3:00pm a discussion with various residents and community representatives, including WHALE Arts, Wester Hailes Community Trust and Prospect Community Housing, will offer suggestions and opportunity for next steps, how you may be affected and how you can get involved!

Your thoughts matter, come along and join the conversation!

Please RSVP here.

For questions and further information contact: westerhailesplaceplan@gmail.com


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