Richard King

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Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Yorkshire & the Humber

I'm the Landscape Partnership Development Manager for the Dearne Valley Landscape Partnership covering parts of Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham in South Yorkshire. I've got qualifications in architecture and urban design and have a background in economic regeneration, arts development, public art, public realm, historic building restoration, community development and funding bids. I've worked on economic programmes such as the Single Regeneration Budget and European Regional Development Fund, both in programme management and direct project delivery. I've got a number of years experience in the arts working as an arts officer and for a public art agency. My most recent jobs include managing the Cultural Industries Quarter Townscape Heritage Initiative in Sheffield, leading on major public realm schemes in Wakefield and developing regeneration projects through the Remaking Barnsley team at Barnsley Council.

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