Aerial view of Mann Island, Liverpool, UK


Reports and other publications produced by the team at the Heseltine Institute.


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A park in a city

Accounting for Natural Capital in Cities [PDF 0.MB]

May 2022

This working paper is intended as a resource for policymakers. It summarises research by Research Associate Sawyer Phinney, which explores why and how city governments should make use of natural capital assessments in planning for sustainability and green recovery.

A Prosperity Plan for Levelling Up the Liverpool City Region [PDF 0.2MB]

February 2022

In a new research paper for the Liverpool City Region All Party Parliamentary Group, Heseltine Institute Research Associates Tom Arnold and James Hickson outline the key questions for the city region as it seeks to deliver long-term shared prosperity in the light of the recent Levelling Up White Paper.



Bridging the community asset gap in Liverpool City Region [PDF 3.5MB]

December 2021

Research findings from a project on social infrastructure and community asset provision in Liverpool City Region. The report uses innovative mapping approaches to identify social infrastructure assets and assess their accessibility to local communities, and highlights the need for an improved data ecosystem to support social infrastructure provision.

A street in Clubmoor, Liverpool

The city conversation [PDF 5.1MB]

May 2021

The City Conversation in Clubmoor project aimed to develop participatory approaches to community engagement that would lead to a better understanding of local issues and contribute to the design of more effective public services.