PUBLIC CONSULTATION AND STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT ARE KEY TO SUCCESS
Working closely and effectively in consultation with local communities forms an integral part of our approach to the planning and design process – involving, empowering, listening and responding to local people, so they can genuinely take ownership of the finished proposal. This is rarely an easy or straightforward process; there are often many doubts, differences and tensions which must be resolved.
We firmly believe in the principles of communication, engagement, and building strong relationships with a wide variety of audience groups to ensure the involvement of all stakeholders, including local communities, local authorities and relevant interest groups. We are increasingly looking towards online consultation (with a dedicated web site) for both projects and area based strategies or masterplans.
Our long and successful track record in public consultation has resulted in a broad range of tried and tested techniques that embrace a wide range of communication methods such as:
Contact us to find out more about our consultation and key stakeholder engagement services.