Case studies

Innovation in local government is about improving the lives of the people in our communities. Browse through our case studies to see the many innovative programmes councils are involved in.

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Town Centre Regeneration, Revitalising Hatfield Town Centre

Redevelopment of Hatfield town centre to deliver a more purposeful retail, leisure and community service provision including a mixed-use development scheme on council-owned land.

Integrating Public Services | The South Tees Multi-Agency Children’s Hub (MACH)

The South Tees Multi-Agency Children’s Hub (MACH) working to deliver Early Help and Safeguarding, through collaboration of public sector partners.

No child left behind: Cheltenham Borough Council’s year of action

To raise awareness about child poverty, Cheltenham Borough Council coordinated a year of action together with local charities and businesses.

Outside Edge Theatre Company

Outside Edge Theatre Company (OETC) offers free drama activities to help people affected by addiction live healthier lives. They have partnered for over 20 years with local authority commissioners in West and North West London to co-produce evidence-based, peer-support activities that improve wellbeing to prevent relapse. This case study forms part of the Value of culture - community engagement section of our online Culture Hub.

Kingston's Citizens' Assembly on Air Quality - Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

The Royal Borough of Kingston is committed to increasing the use of participatory democracy to develop responses to difficult issues. As a result, the council held our first Citizens’ Assembly, asking residents “how do we collectively improve air quality in Kingston?”.

Developing an extra care housing resource pack, Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership

Greater Manchester H&SC Partnership decided that a resource pack would be a useful resource to create to promote innovation, best practice and improve commissioners understanding of workable models of housing with care.

Gloucester City Council - options to acquire and develop properties

Working collaboratively with the council, we designed and executed an options appraisal to support Gloucester City Council to identify and evaluate the optimum delivery strategy.

Nottingham City Council - Listening to and engaging with private landlords

During consultation as part of the review for the revised Homelessness Strategy, the council were advised that private landlords did not feel that they were listened to and as loss of Assured Shorthold Tenancy (ASTs) was the second highest reason for homelessness, the council asked the LGA to engage with private landlo

Watford Borough Council - Altering and adopting a housing allocation scheme

The Local Government Association commissioned Neil Morland & Co to work with Watford Borough Council, to alter their housing allocation scheme, known in Watford as the Housing Nominations Policy. This project took place from March – June 2019.

Solihull Council - Housing delivery through joint ventures and partnerships

The outcomes from the Housing Advisors Programme will help the council to finalise its approach to housing delivery across a broad range of housing development sites to deliver the range of housing that can help support inclusive economic growth.