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Ballymun Regeneration Essay

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Regeneration case Study Ballymun Estate
Introduction
This essay will give brief history of urban regeneration in Ireland, it will identify the key stakeholders (participant) that involved in the regeneration process, and this essay will describe the engagement of the community. It will also explain the structure of the regeneration process, and the background of social problems; it will go further to brief the role of the community worker.
History of urban regeneration in Ireland
‘Ireland socio economic history in the twentieth century saw it successively change the basis of its mode of development within a relatively short space of time’ (Bissett 2008, p11). In the early twentieth by being ...view middle of the document...

I3). Custom Housing Docks Development Association (CHDDA) that was knowing as Urban Development Corporation (UDC) were set up to supervise this development, special power planning was given to them. ‘Historic Area Rejuvenation Project (HARP) project moved, mirroring national structures, toward a partnership between community, state and private sectors. One of the signal changes was the reintroduction of local government as an enabling authority into a key co-ordinating role with urban regeneration’ (Bissett 2008, p.17). The community sector had obviously recognized structural role inside the urban regeneration. Applied terms meant the co-operative to design up of local area action plan for the HARP area. HARP model was trying at democratising the earlier form of urban regeneration. It was also the portent to the introduction of the present and most recent regeneration model started by the City Council.
Integrated Area Plan (IAP) is the most current model of urban regeneration that was introducing toward the end of 1990s by the State. The IAP is the device that was recognized to reply to a diversity of needs including culture, social, education and unemployment. In 1999 City Development Plan developed as a main factor, this method was used to designated area of Dublin City, a number of areas in Dublin City were project for IAP and this invited attraction strategic of local action plans that covering wide-ranging substances for their area.
Key stakeholders (participants) involved in regeneration process, the engagement of the community and social Problem
‘Ballymun is an area in Dublin city with high level of lack in economic and social, Ballymun was constructed in the 1960s by the National Building Agency which was established specifically for the task’ (Reflecting City 2002 – 2014). The development of the estate consisted of 2,814 flats in seven 15 storey tower blocks, nineteen 8 storey spine blocks and ten 4 storey walk ups and 400 single family houses. In that estate the population was projected for the 15.000 and 20.000 people to benefit from it, first tenant were moved in to the flats in 1966. The estate develops with nearly 500 acres of open grass area, even more current with 73 lifts and district heating system. The area was near Dublin Airport; it had a brand new shopping centre, a golf course, swimming pool and also had good transport links.
‘In 1984 Dublin City Council set up a Special Committee to monitor and implement proposals to tackle the problems being experience in Ballymun’ (Reflecting City 2002 – 2014). Dublin City Council accepted the fundamental of new management move towards, and 1985 a local office in Ballymun working directly with tenants were set up, this also with the role of tenants by showing the applicants to bring about a more balanced community.
‘Sustainable Regeneration refer to the quality of life that individuals and families living in Ballymun will have in the years ahead, it is all about improving community...

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