Local people have been involved with the project from the beginning. The Resident Core Group provides a forum for local residents who want to be involved in the choices being made in the regeneration team. Initially comprising residents from the old estate, membership fell as people started to move away. The regeneration team recruited new members from people planning to stay and those living in the adjacent streets. This newly-invigorated group had an input into major decisions including:
As people move into the new homes, we have wound up the Core Group and launched a resident-led meeting which will reflect the priorities and interests of the new community.