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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Redeveloping Earls Court - Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea & London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham

The Earl's Court redevelopment site spans approximately 28 hectares (69 acres). The site includes the Earls Court Exhibition Centre, a railway depot and the Gibbs Green and West Kensington housing estates. The developer has submitted two planning applications to two local authorities, as the site spans two areas.

Affordable home ownership

Moat and Sevenoaks District Council partnered up to deliver a truly innovative affordable home ownership scheme. 

Bath and North East Somerset Council, IM Land and Bloor Homes redevelop former Ministry of Defence site

Close working between the promoter and local council meant that officers could appreciate the commercial approach being undertaken by IM Land, while the developers were able to fully support the council in delivering their aspirations for this brownfield site located in a highly sensitive ecological and landscape location on the edge of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Birmingham – the Big City Plan

Birmingham's Big City Plan sets out a vision for the transformation of Birmingham's City Centre and sets out to create a world class city centre.

Chelmsford City Council and Countryside Zest - delivering a new community

Countryside Zest has had a clear focus on place making at Beaulieu. The new community of 3,600 homes of which 27 per cent are affordable, includes 176 acres of public open space together with new schools, business space, shops and major infrastructure.

Cornwall - A proactive planning policy to support local growth

Cornwall Council, Cornwall Development Company and Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership create an Aerohub Enterprise Zone around Newquay airport to encourage business in the aerospace industry.

DASH Services: Promoting best practice in the private rented sector.

A joint initiative between local authorities, property owners, landlords and tenants in the East Midlands.

Disrupting Public Services

South Kesteven District Council is developing a new, collaborative, housing strategy using the tools and techniques learnt by working with the LGA and Design Council.

East Lindsey District Council: delivering affordable housing through the Housing Capital Programme

Between 2004 and April 2015, the Council committed to invest £7,625,000 of capital income to deliver new affordable housing