Urban Alternatives is launched by a collaboration of different actors which are united in their efforts to create a more democratic, just and sustainable world. This map seeks to highlight initiatives that work towards this goal. Proposal for initiatives not listed yet can be made directly on the website. This process is open to new collaborations.


Coin Street Community Builders

Inclusive Housing & Public Space

Coin Street Community Builders is a social enterprise that aims to make their neighbourhood a great place to live in, work in, and visit. They have transformed a largely derelict 13 acre site into a thriving mixed use neighbourhood by creating new co-operative homes; shops, galleries, restaurants, cafes and bars; a park and riverside walkway; sports facilities; by organising festivals and events; and by providing childcare, family support, training and employment opportunities. Income is generated with a variety of sources including the hire of retail and catering spaces, exhibition, event and conference spaces.

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