The local Preston Model for ‘guerilla localism’ has received coverage in the Guardian over the last month or so. For those interested in how localism approaches can favour SME’s rather than out-of-town large investors, these reports make good reading.
In 2011 Preston hit rock bottom. Then it took back control
The Preston model – event review: ‘Cities are looking to us for hope’
Related: in the light of Carillion collapse, Nottingham City framework will be broken down into smaller packages to favour smaller construction organisations in the region.
Related: my LinkedIn article Co-Benefits of Built Environment.