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Adult Social Care Provision | Dorset Building Better Lives Programme

Region: South West Theme: Health and social care (in OPE), regeneration

Community hubs | Leeds City Council

This is the second case study in One Public Estate's 'Unlocking the value in public sector assets', published in 2017.

Defence | Suffolk and West Suffolk, RAF Mildenhall

Region: East, South East Theme: Integrated public services, Defence

Delivering collaborative services in a rural area | Buxton place based area review

Region: North East, Yorkshire and Humber, East Midlands Theme: Integrated public services, Locality Reviews, Health and Social care (in OPE)

Delivering modern services for local people | London Borough of Brent, Northwick Park

The Brent Partnership brings together four partners, with the aim of delivering private and affordable housing, shared teaching space, and improving hospital and university services and facilities.

Development | Griffin Regeneration Area

Region: North West, West Midlands Theme: Housing (in OPE), Land Release Fund (LRF) The challenge The Griffin regeneration area had been identified for clearance and redevelopment as part of the Housing Market Renewal programme in 2008. 

Development | Oswestry Growth Corridor

Region: North West, West Midlands Theme: Housing (in OPE) The challenge Oswestry is the second biggest market town within Shropshire but suffers from a lack of development from the private sectors due to a number of constraints posed by physical factors such as flood risk and access. 

Development | Using public land to support housing delivery across Hereford

Region: North West, West Midlands Theme: Housing (in OPE), Blue Lights

Health and social care | Lancashire Leyland Health and Community Campus

Region: North West, West Midlands Theme: Health and Social Care (in OPE), Regeneration The challenge The Lancashire OPE Partnership is faced with the challenge of providing better services against a background of public and health sector reform, whilst improving the satisfaction of their growing communities.

Homes for NHS staff pilot: London

Region: London Theme: Health and social care (in OPE), Housing (in OPE) The Royal College of Nursing found that 40 per cent of London nurses were considering leaving the city in the next five years due to the pressure of housing costs. Of these, 75 per cent would be more likely to stay in London if their housing needs were met.