Projects 2004 /

Creative City Planning: Boise, Idaho, USA

Client: Boise State University and City of Boise

Management of a seminar and workshop programme featuring ‘toolkits for a Creative City’.

Towards a Creative City: Togliatti, Russia

Client: Council of Europe

Management of a seminar programme and critical development report that focuses on the potential for developing a ‘Creative City Programme’ for Togliatti, in the Volga region of Russia.

Creative Quarters and Clusters in Moscow, Russia

Client: Council of Europe

Management of a seminar programme and critical key development report for key partners seeking to develop a Creative Industries cluster in Moscow.

Visual Arts Continuous Professional Development and Market Strategy for Northamptonshire.

Client: Northamptonshire County Council

Identifying a strategic approach to artists' support across the County.

Creative Industries Workspace Feasibility, Chatham, Kent

Client: Medway Council

Feasibility study for establishing Creative Industries managed workspace in the historic High Street/water front area.

Towards Strategic Approach to Cultural Development: The Western Wedge, London

Client: London Borough of Brent and Arts Council England

Cultural sector mapping and a strategic development plan for the 8 London Boroughs of the Western Wedge sub-region – establishing a coherent approach to issues such as network development, workspace and planning gain.

Building a Creative Industries Incubator: Ravensbourne College on the Greenwich Peninsular.

Client: Ravensbourne College & LDA, with David Powell Associates

Feasibility research for establishing a new media-focused incubator as a key feature of the relocation of the college to this strategically significant and symbolic location.

Bespoke Creative Industries Finance: Best Practice Models for Creative Investment

Client: National Endowment of Science, Technology and Arts (NESTA)

High level and in-depth analysis of targeted Creative Industries investment to uncover models of good practice and highlight successful business growth strategies.

Creative Industries Audit for Medway

Client: Medway Council

In-depth quantitative and qualitative research into the characteristics, scale and development opportunities of the sector in Medway.

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Evaluation of the Sustainable Enterprise Academy in Lewisham

Client: Creative Lewisham Agency

Assessment of the impact of this pilot Creative business support programme.

Creating Cultural Capital in Ukraine

Client: Council of Europe and Ukraine Ministry of Culture, British Council

Specialist development guidance on how to develop Creative Industries mapping methodologies and training for Creative intermediaries.

Creating Cultural Capital in Croatia

Client: Council of Europe and Croatia Ministry of Culture

Specialist development guidance on how to introduce Creative Industries mapping methodologies and training for Creative intermediaries.

Development of a Model for Creative Industries Business Support Provision in Kings Cross

Client: London Borough of Islington, London Borough of Camden, LDA

A Targeted diagnostic of necessary support intervention (specialist training and business support) if the Creative Industries are to play a leading role in the development of Kings Cross: establishing the Create Kings Cross Programme.

The Space for Creativity – Creative Industries Feasibility and Strategy for Workspace and Cluster/Network Development in Thurrock, Essex

Client: Thurrock Borough Council

Identifying and developing sustainable approaches to Creative Industries development at this significant location in the Thames Gateway.

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The Creative Business Accelerator: Development of a Creative Investment Gateway Model for Creative London

Client: LDA

Building a practical delivery model for investment readiness and specialist business support for Creative Industries in London – as a key delivery platform through the Creative London Hubs.

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Creative Industries Training in Southwark: Best Practice Models for New Businesses and Excluded Young People

Client: London Borough of Southwark, with Noema

Urban Kingdom – Feasibility for Black Music Training in South London

Client: Creative Lewisham Agency

A development plan for a South London social enterprise that focuses on network development, showcasing and promotion in 'urban music' genres.

Agents of Change: Creative Intermediary Roles in Emerging Clusters, Kirkenes, Norway

Client: Council of Europe

A brief intervention, proposing models of best practice in the far north-east of Norway, as part of a broader approach to Creative Industries development in the Barents Region.

Development of a Creative Industries Strategy for the East of England Region

Client: EEDA, ACE, Living East, Screen East, with David Powell Associates

High profile regional Creative Industries strategy.

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Creative Industries Business Advice in East London

Client: Cultural Industries Development Agency (CIDA)

Retention of a client base of small Creative businesses, providing business planning and market strategy support.