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Planning Derry: Planning and Politics in Northern Ireland

Gerald McSheffrey


The story of the making and eventual implementation of a city and regional plan for the Londonderry area makes fascinating reading. Published in 1968, just before the outbreak of the recent ‘troubles’, it became the basis for subsequent plans implemented by officials of the Northern Ireland Department of the Environment, the Northern Ireland Housing Executive and dedicated community leaders. Their often heroic commitment to the future of the city and its environs transcends even the worst days of civil strife. The author was one of a small team that made the plan and he places it in context, e ... More

Keywords: regional plan, Londonderry, troubles, Northern Ireland, community leaders, housing crisis, planners, development, planning, Derry

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780853237143
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846313776


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gerald McSheffrey, author