Enliven Places Programme

The Enliven Places Programme (formally the Transitional City Programme) supports regeneration by encouraging and supporting the community to deliver projects and events that enliven and transform places to leave a lasting legacy.

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Help bring Christchurch to life

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Enliven Places funding

Funding is available to contribute to Christchurch’s regeneration with positive and creative temporary projects.

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Access or offer a vacant space

Life in Vacant Spaces matches property owners with individuals who have creative ideas for temporary projects.

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City-making partners

Find out how you can get involved with groups whose urban regeneration projects help make the city more vibrant.

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Creative hoardings

Enliven your construction hoardings with custom or pre-designed artwork and be eligible for a waiver of legal road user fees.

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How the Council is enlivening places

Projects that have transformed empty spaces into vibrant and inventive spaces.

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Enliven places programme aims

We've set out a series of aims that guide all the work we do in the Enliven Places Programme.