Using the town of Margate as their case study, students from Studio 2 of the BA Architecture Course at Central Saint Martin’s were inspired by the Blue New Deal to explore new ideas for living, working and playing by the seaside.
Author: Central Saint Martin’s Studio 2 Architecture Students
The Scottish Seabird Centre is a conservation and education charity dedicated to inspiring people to appreciate and care for wildlife and natural heritage. It is delivering significant socio-economic benefits to the area, including supporting over 80 jobs and contributing over £2million per annum to the local economy.
Author: The Scottish Seabird Centre
Location: North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland
The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust (HWDT)’s Sea Change project explores solutions, which can deliver conservation objectives as well as support jobs and the local economy in a number of coastal communities across the Hebrides, West Scotland.
Author: Gemma Paterson, The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust
Location: Isle of Mull, Scotland
The Portpatrick Harbour Community Benefit Society have taken charge of their connection with the seas and brought their harbour into full community ownership to the benefit of current and future generations.
Author: Morven Campbell
Location: Portpatrick, Dumfries and Galloway
The Wales Coast App has been developed by the environmental charity Keep Wales Tidy to offer visitors to the Wales coast all the information they need to fully explore and enjoy what coastal Wales has to offer, as well as supporting the local economies of Welsh coastal communities.
Author: Emily Wells
The Northumberland Seafood Centre supports the local inshore fishing fleet by finding new lucrative markets for the produce as well as selling directly to the community; a whole catch ethos encourages sustainable fishing and introduces customers to new types of fish and seafood.
Author: Julia Aston
Location: Amble, Northumberland, North East England
The Venus Company aims to balance its customers’ needs with environmental and social considerations. The six Venus cafés and shops at beaches and locations in Devon and Cornwall support 30 jobs.
Author: The Venus Company
Location: South West England
The Isle of Mull’s diverse wildlife, including iconic Scottish species like puffins and basking sharks, support a lot of the local industry and jobs. Wildlife tourism supports at least 110 jobs and £1.4 million of local income.
Author: New Economics Foundation
Location: Inner Hebrides, Scotland
Moyle District Council is using a £186,560 grant from the government’s Coastal Communities Fund to create a new coastal centre in Waterfoot Beach to celebrate the Sea of Moyle on the Causeway Coastal Route.
Author: Moyle District Council
Location: County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Anglesey Adventures offers activities like Coasteering and is one of the many small businesses supporting the outdoor activity tourism sector in North Wales, which is worth £481 million and supports over 8,200 jobs.
Author: Anglesey Adventures
Location: Holyhead, Anglesey, North Wales