People on a station concourse, from above


The Heseltine Institute undertakes research and consultancy to support the sustainable development of cities and city regions. Translating research into evidence-based policy solutions and practice is an important part of our approach. Below are some of our most recent projects.

Households into Work

Households into Work Phase 1

Evaluation of pilot programme for Liverpool City Region

City Conversation in Clubmoor Street in Clubmoor, Liverpool

The city conversation in Clubmoor

Building place-based partnerships for inclusive growth

Bridging the community asset gap Aerial view of St Helens, UK

Bridging the community asset gap

Mapping social infrastructure in St Helens

Situating climate change Field of wildflowers on a sunny day

Situating climate change

Understanding the importance of climate, place and community

Croxteth Good Help Hub Visual minutes of the UnConference by Sarah Gustafson

Croxteth Good Help Hub

Evaluation of the Partnerships for People and Place pilot

Social Broadband

The case for social broadband

Digital inclusion, exclusion and digital poverty

Eurovision 2023: The Results Are In

Eurovision 2023: The Results Are In

Studies of the economic, cultural and wellbeing impacts of Eurovision 2023

Utilisation of blue space Mersey Gateway bridge viewed from waterside path

Utilisation of blue space in Liverpool City Region

Public benefits of waterside environments

Households into Work Phase 2 A suburban house and bungalow

Households into Work Phase 2

Evaluation of a Liverpool City Region employment support programme

Economies for Healthier Lives Photograph of the main entrance to Liverpool Lime Street Station on a sunny day, by Gareth Jones

Economies for Healthier Lives

Review of health-promoting employment support programmes