Good things

As pretty much everyone who reads this knows by now, we love data and research here at Make Space for...

on asking questions

on asking questions

Abigail from the Friends of Rowntree Park in York has done another guest blog for us. They’ve been consulting with...

It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing…

It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing…

The importance of swing provision in making space for girls – a guest blog by Emma Beaumont, Landscape Architect and...

Love me tender…

In our work, we quite often find ourselves talking about Multi Use games Areas (MUGAs), the fenced pitches that are...

Let’s Celebrate International Day of the Girl

Last week, our Foreign Secretary, Liz Truss said the UK shouldn’t be ‘worried like some teenage girl at a party’...

It’s the never right amount of fear

We’ve been thinking a lot about safety and public spaces this week, for obvious reasons. It’s the single most important...

The Public Sector Equality Duty… a planning barrister’s view

We’ve blogged about the Public Sector Equality Duty before. It’s a legal obligation under the Equalities Act 2010 and provides...

questions, questions, questions

questions, questions, questions

Friends of Rowntree Park in York want to make their spaces work for teenage girls. They’ve already begun work on...

Jammy Dodgers

This is not a sentence that I’d anticipated writing as a middle aged woman, but over the last ten days,...

What’s that coming over the hill, is it some data?

Data matters: and people collect data about things that matter. To them. And that’s the point: the absence of data...