Keep Britain Tidy – Creating Kerb Appeal

White Flower - Creating Kerb Appeal

Managing clean streets and green space in your neighbourhoods.

At a time when public services in the places we live and work are being severely cut, it is more important than ever to manage the local environment around neighbourhoods efficiently and effectively. Changes in the social housing sector brought new standards to be met by social housing providers and opportunities to impact on the management of estates and neighbourhoods.  Keep Britain Tidy is a well-known for expertise in managing cleanliness of streets and open spaces and also for working with communities on initiatives and campaigns. This course utilises this expertise and draws on research and practical programmes to inform the content.
This course is suitable for people working in or responsible for estate management in the housing sector or local authority, also community representatives who are involved in estate management if appropriate.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify individual, social economic and environmental issues that have an impact on managing street cleanliness and service provision
  • Recognise the regulatory and legal requirements in managing neighbourhood standards and responsibilities
  • Identify measures of clean streets and implement performance management tools
  • Identify potential partnerships, stakeholders and how they can work together to improve neighbourhoods
  • Define factors that are needed to develop strategies for improving neighbourhoods including education, engagement and enforcement
  • Provide practical guidance on managing and maintaining estates and neighbourhoods by understanding people and behaviours, environmental issues and standards of cleanliness

Training Methods

All courses use various methods of engagement including Presentations, Q and A, Case studies, Group discussions, Short Films and Course hand-outs.

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