Future Neighbourhoods

Discover the work that’s going on in Plymouth to build strong and sustainable neighbourhoods with this hands-on workshop.

Join Professor Katharine Willis and Nudge Community Builders as they delve into the future of inclusive neighbourhoods. Discover the power of ground-up development to create thriving communities for all citizens.

Engage in this hands-on workshop, where technology becomes a catalyst for building strong and sustainable neighbourhoods. Be part of the transformational journey towards a brighter future.  The workshop will be open to all, but with a focus on families and younger people.



12.30-1.30pm – free lunch provided by Jabulani

1.30pm – Talk/ introduction on the topic of Smart and sustainable neighbourhoods by Professor Willis

2pm-4pm – Hands on Workshop: We will work in groups to design a future neighbourhood over the 2-hour session. We will have lots of hands on and playful activities to take part in. At the end each participant will have helped to shape what the future neighbourhood will look like and have learnt about new tools and technologies that will help us live in a more smart and sustainable community.


At the end of workshop each participant will have created a miniature model that they can take home.


All are welcome to join us, whether dropping in or staying all day, and you can join for the talk only or for the whole afternoon.  The workshop will take place at the Plot, 80-85 Union Street; a building run by Nudge provide spaces for local people to grow and make connections.  The workshop will be run together with Nudge community Builders and there will also be the opportunity to see the Plot and meet some of the local organisations based in Union Street as well as learn about the plans for the future neighbourhood in Stonehouse.


This event is free, but booking is essential.

Event Details

The Plot
80 - 84 Union St

Date: 30/09/2023
Time: 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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