Join STP and town stakeholders for the next meeting of the CPG on Towns and Town Centres Wednesday, 4 March 2019*.
In this session we will hear from expert speakers about a range of programmes and initiatives to support the re-development and re-purposing of vacant spaces in towns and city districts. There will also be time for networking with those involved in supporting towns from across sectors.
Please see agenda and RSVP your place below.
Tea, coffee and shortbread provided.
*Note - this meeting was postponed from the original date of 11th December 2019, in relation to the scheduling of the UK General Election.
17:30 Meet in Parliament reception area
18:00 Coffee, tea and shortbread available
18:10 Welcome and Opening Remarks - Gillian Martin MSP, CPG Deputy Convener
18:15 Minutes of the Meeting of the Cross Party Group held 4th September 2019. Matters Arising from the Minutes
Towns: Vacant Spaces Made Good
Phil Prentice, Chief Officer, Scotland’s Towns Partnership
18:30 Vacant and Derelict Land Taskforce
Shona Glenn, Head of Policy and Research, Scottish Land Commission (invited)
18:40 Can Do Places and Spaces
Iain Scott, Director, Can Do Places (invited)
18:50 Building and repurposing spaces for a Community ‘Hub’ in Dalkeith
Tom Donaldson, One Dalkeith (invited)
19:25 Any Other Competent Business
19:30 Close of Meeting