The sun shone on our  14th BRICK workshop in the lovingly restored Linlithgow Burgh Halls, just outside Edinburgh. We covered topics such as architectural and urban design, fundraising and stakeholder engagement. Click on the links below to access the presentations and photos from the workshop.

Introduction: About PRT and BRICK

Biljana Savic, BRICK Programme Director at The Prince’s Regeneration Trust (PRT) and Workshop Chair introduces PRT and the BRICK programme, and shares the aims of the workshop.

Community Empowerment Bill in Scotland

Ian Turner, Community Empowerment Team Leader, Scottish Government, introduces the aspects of the new Community Empowerment Bill relevant for community led heritage regeneration projects in Scotland.

‘Our Place in Time’ government strategy

Steven Robb, Heritage Management Team Leader (Historic Buildings) East, Historic Scotland, explains what Our Place in Time, Scotland’s first ever Historic Environment Strategy means to community heritage regeneration projects and built heritage in Scotland.

Enhancing built heritage through architectural and urban design

Ben Bolgar, Senior Director at The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community, provides an overview of design principles for enhancing urban areas and working with historic buildings, as well as key features of the ‘Enquiry by Design’ collaborative design method.

CASE STUDY: Linlithgow Community Development Trust

Chris Cook, Trustee, Linlithgow Community Development Trust explains how the trust is regenerating built heritage in a post-industrial East Scotland.

Fundraising from private sources

The Prince’s Regeneration Trust’s Development Director Colette Craddock discusses the different ways that community groups can raise funds for their projects.

CASE STUDY: Linlithgow Burgh Halls

A selection of inspirational images from the regeneration of Linlithgow Burgh Halls.

The essentials of crowdfunding

Oliver Mochizuki, CEO of Fundsurfer, offers a quick guide to the essentials of crowdfunding.

Working with local businesses

Carl Watt, Project Officer at Arts & Business Scotland, explains how his organisation helps foster dynamic relationships between business, local authorities and communities working on heritage regeneration projects.