Place-Making - Case Studies

Creative Merton

Consultation and analysis at a sector level enabled decision-makers to:

  • Interrogate data insights, perceptions and place-based story-telling
  • Better understand short, medium and long term economic needs
  • Communicate key messages and opportunities
  • Look different at long-standing problems and challenge assumptions
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Workspace in Bexhill

Local authority and LEP leaders have used our research to:

  • Secure investment, develop frameworks and scale-up pilots
  • Make critical decisions on place brand narratives and communications
  • Better understand perception, values and community needs/wants
  • Build partnerships and establish sustainable networks
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Essex 2020

Our community programming has enabled citizens, educators and businesses to:

  • Promote and champion local stories and under-represented voices
  • Connect policy-makers with community organisers
  • Spark ambition and innovation in local grassroots leadership
  • Bring people together around shared missions to enable change

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Our collaborative events have enabled creative, cultural and tech businesses to:

  • Promote and champion innovation
  • Connect policy-makers with grassroots creative entrepreneurs
  • Debate critical issues of investment and sustainability on national platforms
  • Disseminate information and awareness to very large audiences

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Coastal West Sussex Partnership

Critical friendship and strategic guidance has helped destination management professionals to:

  • Interrogate data insights, perceptions and place-based story-telling
  • Open up ideas, be bolder and less restricted In future-planning
  • Engage businesses, community leaders and politicians in project design
  • Re-position ideas, marketing messages and national influence
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