Louise Virrey

MA International Planning and Sustainable Development

The Life after Death of Heritage Spaces:
The social dynamics of the revived Battersea Powerstation, Nine Elms

Existing communities often see regeneration as stagnant or even negative as it usually does not bring benefit to them and often causes displacement. However, when heritage is instrumentalised in regeneration projects, these have evolved from physical amplification of a place to the incorporation of social and economic factors.