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Industrial heritage

2 December 2013 Unpublished

Alternatives to the Creative Ghetto

by Richard Brown

Artists' factory complexes may cater for the young creative graduate demographic, but what happens when young artists out grow these places?

22 August 2013 Unpublished

Harrow Industrial Stories – Kodak

by Francis Moss

The research for our recent report “Harrow Industrial Stories” on the local economy of the London Borough of Harrow’s industrial estates uncovered a fascinating collection of businesses from the extra-large to the extra-small. We have discovered that there is actually very little known about the businesses on London’s industrial estates. What is known is mostly based on high-level statistics. The industrial estates are often not very visible, accessible or integrated into our neighbourhoods. More importantly, though, the research demonstrates that the most important factor for local economic development are the entrepreneurs and employees, the people, who make up these businesses.