The aim of this learning resource is to enable users through the use of tools and templates to understand and practically apply the Place Standard Tool.
This learning resource is brought to you by NHS Health Scotland, the Scottish Government and Architecture and Design Scotland. This resource extends to any group looking to undertake a Place Standard assessment and has primarily been designed with community and third sector groups and organisations in mind.
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Included within this resource:
The Guidebook provides introductory information on the Place Standard tool and thereafter directs users through the Place Standard assessment journey.
Enrol in the course here: Place Standard Learning Resource
You will first have to create an account and then enrol on the course.
This leaflet from the Carnegie UK Trust sets out the range of ways in which public libraries can affect the wellbeing of individuals and communities, and how libraries are relevant to four main policy areas: social, economic, cultural and education policy.
It is available on the linked page in two versions - as a leaflet and a fold-out poster.
A practical guide to better engagement in planning in Scotland.Scottish Planning = Effective Engagement and Delivery
Good information and many case studies from ScotlandSustainable Development: an introduction (Big Lottery Fund)
A sample site options appraisal for the development of community growing spacesExample Site Options Appraisal: Community Growing Spaces (COSS)
Lochend and Restalrig Community set out to identify sites which would be suitable for the development of a community growing project.Scottish Planning = Effective Engagement and Delivery - Practical Guide to Engagement in Planning.pdf
The purpose of this handbook from Dialogue by Design is to help those charged with public and stakeholder engagement to do it betterA Handbook of Public & Stakeholder Engagement (Dialogue by Design)
This good practice note is about how to tackle a Feasibility Study and is for the information of both community groups, acting as client, and their consultants.Feasibility Studies: A Guide to Good Practice (RIAS)
It is recommended that those buying any property have the title examined by a qualified legal professional. This document is a non-exhaustive list of some of the things they should look into on your behalf. As the client you should be aware of them, ensure they have been checked over and take into account any implications of the findings.Property Title Checklist for Community Organisations