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Cumbria Chief Executives Group: Carlisle Sands

The co-location of health and leisure services in Carlisle and roll out of an integrated service across the county.

Delivering modern services for local people in Brent

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

Relocatable modular homes in Dorset for Adult Social Care clients

A growing demand for appropriate accommodation for adults with social care needs – along with a lack of suitable properties – led Dorset Council to use land which is destined for regeneration to create temporary, adaptable, and moveable homes for local residents.

Liverpool City Region One Public Estate Board: Allerton Police & Fire Station

Redeveloping the historic Allerton Road Fire and Police Station to deliver 47 new homes focused on affordability and shared ownership in South Liverpool.

Haringey, Islington and Camden Partnership: Burgoyne Road

The sale of Burgoyne Road releases land for new housing units and creation of a community facility for residents.

Land Release Fund: Regeneration of Fenwick South, Lambeth

London Borough of Lambeth has benefited from over £800k from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) Land Release Fund (LRF), which is managed by the One Public Estate (OPE) programme, to support delivery of affordable housing and regeneration on council owned land.

London Borough of Waltham Forest: Fellowship Square

A One Public Estate (OPE) funded masterplan has enabled the successful delivery of a major transformation programme in Waltham Forest.

Greater Brighton: North Street Quarter redevelopment

Theme: Housing (in OPE), Health and social care (in OPE), Defence The challenge The North Street Quarter (NSQ) will be a vibrant, mixed-use neighbourhood which will regenerate the area around North Street and the former Phoenix industrial estate in Lewes, East Sussex and will reconnect the area to the heart of the town.

Rutland County Council: Releasing Ministry of Defence surplus estate

In addition to the land released for around 3,000 housing units by 2032, the project will generate potential for £30 million in capital receipts, £1 billion in investment and the creation of more than 2,000 jobs by 2026/27.

West of England OPE Partnership: Small sites programme

The West of England is set to be the first area in the country to achieve formal adoption of a joint spatial plan - South west