Current regeneration activity in Coleford consists of a mix of District Council and partner led projects.
The list below provides an example of the recent, current and planned works.
Forest of Dean District Council led projects
Lawnstone Redevelopment Site
On 3rd January 2012, the District Council launched a concept design competition to promote a quality redevelopment of a Council owned site at a key gateway to Coleford town centre. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) advertised the competition to their 2,000 subscribers within the RIBA south west bulletin.
6 Stage 1 Concept Designs were received on 17th February 2012 and 3 of these have now been short-listed to go through to Stage 2 – the detailed design stage of the competition.
The shortlisted architects are: (Please click on the entrants name to view their submissions)
The redevelopment of the Lawnstone site, with a new retailer already interested, presents a unique opportunity to contribute towards the regeneration of Coleford as an historic centre in the Forest of Dean, via the contribution of an active ground floor frontage, with improved visual and pedestrian links to the town centre.
Please click on the link below for more information