campaigns and projects

Links to campaigns and projects related to the history of contested public spaces, greens, development, etc:

Who Owns England?

https://whoownsengland.org/

Save Royton’s Green Belt Campaign

https://www.saveroytonsgreenbelt.com/

Save Ryebank Fields, Chorlton, Manchester:

https://www.saveryebankfields.org/

https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/give-ryebank-fields-back-to-the-people

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StoreyG2, Freeman’s Wood, Lancaster:

http://www.storeyg2.org.uk/landed/

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Save Victoria Tower Gardens campaign:

https://www.savevictoriatowergardens.co.uk/

List of campaigns by London Friends of Green Spaces network:

Save Tidemill gardens:

https://www.facebook.com/pg/savetidemill/about/

Save our Green Open Space, Sheffield:

https://twitter.com/sogossheffield

Save Rimrose Valley, Liverpool:

https://www.saverimrosevalley.org/

Save Clifton Hill Green Space, Exeter:

https://twitter.com/cliftonhillgre1

Save Elm Road Open Space, Thurrock (successful):

https://saveelmroadopenspace.wordpress.com/

Save Chaucer’s Fields, Canterbury:

http://savechaucerfields.com/

Save Walthamstow’s Town Centre:

https://twitter.com/SaveSquareE17

Friends of Tooting Common:

http://www.friendsoftootingcommon.uk/

Save our Scrubs:

(from 2015): http://www.saveourscrubs.org.uk/

Coombe Valley Preservation Group, Gloucs:

https://twitter.com/SaveHolywell

Allotments:

Save Farm Terrace Allotments, Watford:

http://savefarmterrace.wixsite.com/savefarmterrace

Coombe Valley Allotments, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucs

https://twitter.com/FightForCoombe

Save Northfield Allotments, Ealing:

https://twitter.com/SaveNFAllotment

tenants’ rights groups and campaigns etc:

Save Cressingham Gardens (social housing):

https://savecressingham.wordpress.com/

Demolition Watch:

http://www.demolitionwatchlondon.com/

Fight for the Aylesbury:

(from 2015): https://fightfortheaylesbury.wordpress.com/

Save Westbury SW8:

https://twitter.com/saveWestburySW8

Knight’s Walk, Kennington:

(from 2015): https://handsoffknightswalk.wordpress.com/

Save Oval, Kennington

http://www.saveoval.com/

Save Borough Bridge, North Shields (right of way):

national preservationist associations:

Open Spaces Society: https://www.oss.org.uk/saving-our-green-spaces/

CPRE: http://www.cprelondon.org.uk/

London Friends of Green Spaces network: http://www.lfgn.org.uk/sample-page/saving-green-spaces/

Greenspaces’ guide: ‘How to run a successful community campaign to save your open space’: https://www.lpgsf.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/How-to-Run-a-Successful-Community-Campaign-to-Save-Your-Open-Space.pdf

Other types of public spaces:

research on market places and market sites by Dr Sara Gonzalez & Gloria Dawson, 2015

(PDF): http://tradmarketresearch.weebly.com/uploads/4/5/6/7/45677825/traditional_markets_under_threat-_full.pdf

Academic research groups and projects:

  • Kennington Chartist Project:

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Sheffield Hallam University Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research: https://www4.shu.ac.uk/research/cresr/

Their open-access journal is: People, Place and Policy

International Garden Cities Institute

https://www.gardencitiesinstitute.com/