Research Report

Wrestling with Social Value Case Study Report: Cables Wynd House

Alternative title Site Report: Cables Wynd House



Robson E (2020) Wrestling with Social Value Case Study Report: Cables Wynd House [Site Report: Cables Wynd House]. Research co-funded by the University of Stirling and Historic Environment Scotland. Stirling: University of Stirling.

This report is based on research conducted over a period of six months (March-September 2019). It is a qualitative study, completed through a combination of researcher-led and participatory activities. The aim was to identify the variety of communities and range of social values associated with Cables Wynd House, an A-Listed building in Leith, Edinburgh. The Report provides some background to the site and research process, summarises the findings, and considers the potential implications. The research was undertaken as part of the collaborative PhD project, Wrestling with Social Value: An Examination of Methods and Approaches for Assessing Social Value in Heritage Management and Conservation.

Heritage; Housing; Social Value; Public Housing

FundersHistoric Environment Scotland
Publication date11/03/2020
Place of publicationStirling

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Dr Elizabeth Robson

Dr Elizabeth Robson

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, History

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