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Stuart’s 100 #6: Making Better Use of Rooftops on Parking Buildings

6: Making Better Use of Rooftops on Parking Buildings

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What if we made better use of rooftops on our parking buildings?

There is an ongoing debate about whether it is possible to dispose of and redevelop some of the publicly-owned parking buildings in the city centre and elsewhere. This is a good discussion to be having.

In the meantime, wouldn’t it be good if we made better use of some of the most valuable space for better, higher value uses? This sentiment could equally apply to making better use of the ground floor space fronting shopping streets.

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Franks Campari Bar opens every summer on the rooftop of a parking building in Peckham, London.

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 Example of an Urban Allotment Garden.

 

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