Much is being written, by people more knowledgeable than me (like Dan Thomson who runs the empty shops network ) about how to turn the problem of empty shops in our high streets into an opportunity. As someone who is involved in the tourism industry I’m also keen to see that our high streets don’t… Read More Is there a market for evening cafe culture in Kent’s coastal towns?
The launch of ’21st Century Kent – A Blueprint For The County’s Future’ is the vision for Kent, commissioned by Kent County Council and produced by architect and urban designer Sir Terry Farrell and his team. The document is useful and important, in terms of setting a context and goal to aim for but, as… Read More My vision for Kent’s Creative Coast
Yesterday I met Anne Maclaren and Simon Giles who are co-ordinating the exciting development of Creek Creative in Faversham. Creek Creative is a social enterprise that will provide studio space for creative people right in the centre of town, just ½ mile from Faversham station (and just over an hour to London). It is planned… Read More Creek Creative