Meanwhile Space

How to reclaim empty spaces.

One social enterprise is helping transform unloved places, opening them up to small businesses and budding creatives.

An empty building is a waste of space. The Big Issue’s Fill ‘Em Up campaign has encouraged the refurbishment of unused or derelict buildings: a great way to boost housing supply and re-energise neighbourhoods in decline.

We’ve highlighted a lot of the good work going on to breathe new life into old buildings, and have urged government to do more to help groups willing to bring light to some of the nation’s dark corners.

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