Property developers need to consider designing out crime from new developments. The Quayside area of Newcastle is used as an example. Property developers can work with the police to promote security and alleviate the fear of crime. It is much easier to design out crime when dealing with new build projects as opposed to redevelopment of existing buildings.
Can be used to discuss methods of designing crime prevention. Discuss the reasons why property developers wish to design out crime. Explain why designing out crime can never be 100% effective. Outline the ways in which property developers work with the police to improve security and reduce fear of crime. Explain why it is easier to design out crime in new developments rather than with older buildings.