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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.

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.

Housing | Stockport Investing in Communities

Region: North West, West Midlands Theme: Integrated Public Services

Defence | Suffolk and West Suffolk, RAF Mildenhall

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

Jobs: Liverpool City Region, The Knowledge Quarter

Region: North West, West Midlands Theme: Integrated Public Services The challenge The Knowledge Quarter (KQ Liverpool) is important, not just to the future economic success of Liverpool, but to the rebalancing of the economy across the UK.

Town centre regeneration | Bedford and Bedfordshire, Transforming Bedford

Region: East, South East Theme: Regeneration, Integrated Public Services, Housing (in OPE)

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.

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