Make Space for Us

Make Space for Us

Faithful followers of our blogs may recall that in August 2021 we were setting off the confetti cannons in response...

Hulmeward bound

Hulmeward bound

Every year, the architectural students at Manchester Metropolitan University spend a two week block working on a real world social...

Skate parks for all

Skate parks for all

Skate parks may be one of the most common facilities provided for teenagers, but if you’ve got this far on...

Counting, part two

Counting, part two

So, more about the weekend that we spent standing in the park, counting people. While the last post focused on...

Counting (part one)

Counting (part one)

As we may have mentioned before, one of our big gripes at Make Space for Girls is the data hole...

Superparken

This blog is very much a version of the what I did on my holidays essay. Only, you will be...

Pale Shelter

In talking about our work, we quite often find ourselves referring to the ‘holy trinity’ of teen provision. This is...

Advertising dreams

You may well have seen the new Virgin Media advertising campaign which features a girl who wants to skateboard In...

A little more conversation?

OK, so Elvis sang “A little less conversation, a little more action please.” And action is critical. But if we...

Keep talking

Just before Christmas I spent a great afternoon talking to a whole group of teenage girls about what they’d want...