This animation looks at scenarios for the future of Newcastle upon Tyne over the next 50 years.
As part of the project we worked with cities that are developing their own future-focused ideas or ‘city visions’.
Guest post by Dr Simon Slater. The West Midlands is no stranger to ‘futures’ work. In 2006, Forum for the Future working with Sustainability West Midlands, wrote the West Midlands Futures: Drivers of change affecting the West Midlands report.
Guest post by Dr Rosamunde Almond and Dr Moira Faul. What is your vision of Cambridge in 2065?
Guest post by Professor Mark Tewdwr-Jones. July 2015 saw the publication of the Newcastle City Futures 2065 report. The project was funded by the Government Office for Science and progressed by Newcastle University as a collaborative engagement project.
Guest post by John Regan from Lancaster Chamber of Commerce. Last year we asked young people to write and/or draw their ideas for what Lancaster will or should be like in 2065.
Guest post by Carly Fraser and Alexandra Gardiner from New Economy Manchester. What will Greater Manchester look like in 2065? Seriously, think about it.
Guest post by John Regan from Lancaster Chamber of Commerce. If asked to envisage Lancaster in 2065, I probably wouldn’t have predicted that we’d have blue pancakes that help the elderly
Guest post by Professor Tim Dixon, University of Reading, on the Reading 2050 vision developed as part of the Foresight Future of Cities project.
As part of our evidence-gathering, the lead expert group and project team has engaged with a number of UK cities to hear directly from them about their views on the future.