High Street Regeneration: Making Heritage Work

Category: Conference

Join us in Derry~Londonderry on 5th September for our unmissable High Street Regeneration day conference where you will to hear from the experts on community and heritage-led regeneration in practice; how to channel investment to regeneration projects and ensure wider strategies include re-use of existing assets, panel discussions, case studies and a go on a walk-and-talk tour of Derry Walls.

0930 – Arrival and refreshments

1000 – Welcome from Alan Clarke, Heritage Trust Network Trustee for Northern Ireland and Paul Seawright, Deputy Vice Chancellor of Ulster University

1015 – Community and Heritage-led Regeneration in Practice (Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland)

Helen Quigley and Gretta Logue, Inner City Trust and Robert Burns, Monaghan County Council

1100 – Break

1115 – How do we channel investment to projects great and small?

Colin McCrossan, Strategic Investment Board and Malachy O’Neill, Ulster University

Workshop 1 – How do we ensure that wider investment strategies, like City Region Deals, look at active re-use of existing assets and create opportunities for community developers?

1215 – Workshop 2 – How do we effectively capture and communicate the collective impact of Heritage Trust Network members’ and community-led developers’ work and make the case for future investment?

1300 – Lunch

1400 – City Centre Case Study – Heritage Means Business

Magazine Street apartments by ICT for UU students

Viewing of common areas with talk by Helen Quigley & Malachy O’Neill

1430 – Derry Walls walk and talk

Tony Monaghan & Maura Fitzpatrick – Derry City & Strabane District Council.

Derry Walls walk & talk – Reflecting on community partnerships & Heritage Plan and growing the visitor experience and making heritage assets work.

Visit to St Augustine’s Church on the Walls


Ulster University, Derry~Londonderry Campus
Northland Road, Derry~Londonderry BT48 7JL


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