Offering a range of approaches to support clients

Strategic Support

Drawing on our long-standing track record, this service area offers a range of consultation and process approaches to support clients in scoping, making the case, designing, implementing and measuring the impact of, economic, creative and cultural interventions, initiatives and programmes as well as organisational development.

Studies can include making the case or demonstrating the rationale for intervention or action, establishing need and conducting feasibility studies, and action planning – incorporating project list development, funding, risk and strategic fit analysis.

Example Projects

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust - Economic Impact Assessment of ‘Dressed to Impress: New Costume and Textiles Galleries at Tullie House’

Dundee Heritage Trust - Economic Impact Assessment of Discovery Point Project for Tay Cities Deal

Arts Council England - Economic Consultant Role - Commenting on Cultural Development Fund (CDF) Applications

Prestonpans Battlefield Trust - 'External Audit' of the Battle of Prestonpans (1745) Heritage Trust

Colchester Mercury Theatre - Economic Impact Analysis of the Mercury Rising Project (as part of a LEP Local Growth Fund bid)

Scottish Catholic Heritage Collections Trust - Scottish Catholic Heritage Museum - Scoping Study

Scottish Borders Council - Economic Impact Appraisal and Evaluation Training

Keswick Museum - Workshop Facilitation - Fundraising Planning

Other Services

DC Research provides a full range of economic development and regeneration research, consultancy and advice services


DC Research provide clients with independent, objective and rigorously researched evidence.


The DC Research team have substantial experience of delivering a wide range of diverse evaluation studies.

Impact Assessment

We offer industry standard Economic Impact Assessment (EIA) services, as well as specialist Impact assessment expertise.


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