Our vision is to change the places where we work and live, for the better. We want to inspire communities to flourish and create environments where people want to be.

The means draws on over 20 years’ experience of developing inspiring places for people to live and work.

Recognised nationally and internationally as an organisation delivering innovative urban services and world-class business districts, our placemakers partner with residents, businesses and government to make great places.

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The means at Placemaking Week Europe 2019

Placemaking Week aims to improve all of our approaches to placemaking by sharing knowledge and ideas between practitioners from a wide range of countries.

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The specialist team that drives The means brings the same high level of originality, dedication and personal involvement to every project, from economic development and regeneration to sustainable transport policies.

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