Enliven places programme

The Enliven Places Programme supports regeneration by encouraging and supporting the community to deliver projects and events that enliven and transform places to leave a lasting legacy.

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Help bring Christchurch to life

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Enliven Places funding

Funding is available to contribute to Christchurch’s regeneration with positive and creative temporary projects.

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Access or offer a vacant space

Life in Vacant Spaces matches property owners with individuals who have creative ideas for temporary projects.

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City-making partners

Find out how you can get involved with groups whose urban regeneration projects help make the city more vibrant.

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Creative hoardings

Enliven your construction hoardings with custom or pre-designed artwork and be eligible for a waiver of legal road user fees.

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How the Council is enlivening places

Projects that have transformed empty spaces into vibrant and inventive spaces.


Enliven Places Programme Aims

We've set out a series of aims that guide all the work we do in the Enliven Places Programme.