Spaceshaper in action
Since the tool was launched in February 2007, over 300 facilitators have been trained and 200 Spaceshaper workshops have taken place around the country. Read the examples below to see what difference Spaceshaper has made to 20 projects.
Involving young people in developing plans to transform a run-down playground.
Giving young people with disabilities their voice on additional improvements to a play space.
Helping to define a new future for a traffic-blighted street.
Spaceshaper generates inspiration for a run-down square.
Young people discover ways to improve a valuable West Hampstead park.
Frogmoor, High Wycombe (PDF)
Spaceshaper balances the disparate views on how a space could be improved.
Creating a year-round attraction for visitors and residents alike.
Iden Road, Coventry (PDF)
Stimulating new ideas for a Coventry cul-de-sac.
Spaceshaper helps deliver a facelift for the centre of a village.
Spaceshaper establishes the priorities for a patchwork of green spaces.
Spaceshaper helps a community win funding to improve their space.
Spaceshaper kickstarts a project and brings people together to discuss improving their street.
Spaceshaper helped local people set priorities for their valuable recreation space.
Evidence from Spaceshaper supports a winning bid for funding.
Spaceshaper delivers the evidence for a successful £1.5million funding bid for a neighbourhood park.
Spaceshaper helps create a successful new play area in an inner urban park.
Spaceshaper sparks great ideas and big changes to a neglected park.
Children’s views lead the ideas for improving a streetscape.
Using Spaceshaper to find out how lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people experience public spaces differently to non-LGBT users.
Residents on a large housing estate in North Peckham used Spaceshaper to decide how to allocate £60,000 of Cleaner Greener Safer Communities funding.