Further Reading

"Libraries give us power"

We will keep adding documents we feel are relevant to the campaign on this page. Check back regularly.

Inverclyde Council Planning Permission James Watt Docks. This details the extent of the current planning permission.

Excerpts from a draft 2011 Report, including a survey of over 1000 local people, looking at attitudes to using local built heritage and successful models for community usage.

Community Organisations Controlling Assets.  This Joseph Rowntree Foundation report explores the practical realities that community organisations face when becoming involved in ownership of buildings and assets.

Local Heritage, Local People. A report undertaken by Magic Torch in 2004 exploring Inverclyde attitudes to heritage and suggesting a number of opportunities for development.

Value Added, a report by New Economics Foundation, which makes a case for economic, environmental and social benefits by using historic buildings for community use. This report applies specifically to English law, however it is still very interesting reading.

New Uses For Old Buildings - Scottish Civic Trust

Heritage Based Regeneration

Scottish Government Regeneration Strategy - Achieving A Sustainable Future