Benchmarking Review of Heritage Services

DC Research has been appointed to carry out a Benchmarking Review of Guildford Borough Council’s Heritage Services including assessing the performance of Guildford Castle, Guildford Museum and Guildford House.

Evaluation of Recognition Scheme and Fund

Museums Galleries Scotland published DC Research’s Evaluation of the Recognition Scheme and Fund, examining impacts of the Scheme and the Fund on the museums and galleries sector in Scotland.


The Economic and Social Value of Gaelic as an Asset

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has commissioned DC Research, along with other partners to research the ways in which Gaelic delivers economic and social value within the region and for Scotland, and how that impact can be maximised.


DC Research Evaluation of 116 High Street, Boston

DC Research’s Evaluation of the Conservation and Development of 116 High Street is now available for downloading. The building, restored by Heritage Lincolnshire, is Grade II* listed and has many surviving original features.


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Welcome to DC Research
DC Research Ltd is an economics, creative and culture research and consultancy company, operating across the UK from the North West and the Midlands.

We provide analysis and advice to a range of clients – predominantly in the public sector, but also the private, community and voluntary sectors. With pride and passion driving all aspects of our work, we deliver rigorous, high quality, research-driven expert advice on economic development, culture and regeneration matters.

DC Research was established in 2008 by its current Directors – Jonathan Durnin and Dr Stephen Connolly. With over 40 years combined experience in regeneration, economic development, culture, evaluation, research and policy support, Jonathan and Stephen have extensive experience of providing a range of evaluation, research, and policy & partnership solutions and advice.

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