Strategy Development

Writing relevant and deliverable strategies with a broad range of stakeholders, identifying wants and needs, hosting events and presentations and setting a clear course for achieving desired outcomes. This includes local economic development and regeneration, arts/cutlural strategy, heritage and community. We have worked on strategies for local authorities, charities, arts/cutlural and heritage organisations and education sector.

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Southend Cycle Hub

Working with Sustainable Motion CIC and Southend Borough Council to develop a business case to secure Local Sustainable Transport Funding for a new Cycle Hub at Southend Central Station. We are currently liaising with all stakeholders including the Train Operating Company C2C to ensure the project is delivered on time and within budget, and that…

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Martello Tower ‘P’ Options Appraisal

Following the restoration of Martello Tower ‘P’ in Felixstowe, Suffolk Coastal District Council commissioned the Cultural Engine to undertake an options appraisal to find a use which covered the buildings operational and overhead costs. Following a review of the seafront offer, the town and area strategies we developed a plan to use the surrounding green…

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Essex Network of Artists Studios (ENAS)

The Cultural Engine worked with the Essex Network of Artist Studios and Essex County Council to put together an action and funding plan, working with key players to further develop the collaborative concept of studios working together for mutual benefit, sharing best practice and supporting local creative economies.

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