Spaceshaper in Action

The following case studies showcase the difference that Spaceshaper for Young People has made to a range of projects delivered across the UK.

Castle Batch Park, Somerset


Greville Smyth Park, Bristol


Other case studies

Fortune Green,London

The Triangle,Gloucestershire

Daisy Fields,Essex

Berners St Playground,Wakefield

"The important thing is to make sure playgrounds are in the right places and they have the kind of equipment parents and young people want, the way to do that is to consult and involve young people." Ed Balls, former Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families.

“I really enjoyed the session because I don’t often get a say in anything important.”
Year 6 pupil participant, Cinderford Young Spaceshaper workshop


“The Spaceshaper was great, it really guided the children through the process of examining the space in detail and highlighted for them the wide range of considerations that need to be taken into account. It also gave them a whole lot of new knowledge about the possibilities for the design and nature of a public space, this new understanding of what is possible has really been evident in the quality of ideas they have thought of.”
Deborah Cook, Lead developer, RIO – Real Ideas Organisation


“The Spaceshaper tool kit was the perfect tool to use with Bradley Stoke Community College, the school has plans to develop their outside spaces and the Spaceshaper workshop and final report has given the young people involved a chance to take their ideas forward in collaboration with the school, to in the future create spaces that they can enjoy as a place to relax and learn. Working with Amy the education manager at the Architecture centre Bristol has given the school a unique opportunity to work with an expert and be part of the development of an exciting and empowering tool for young people to take charge of their spaces and make real changes for them selves.”
Elise Hurcombe, Lead developer, RIO – Real Ideas Organisation