Getting by with a little help from our friends

ATCM collaborates with a range of organisations to support the day-to-day delivery of great place management by our practitioner members. 

See below for more information on the support available for place managers.

Business Consultation


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Organising the world’s information, making it universally accessible and useful

People across the UK and Ireland are using Google tools — like Search, Maps, Gmail and YouTube — in their own unique ways to make their lives better every day. These tools can all have a profound impact on the way people use their high streets.

ATCM is proud to include Google as a member to support our network in getting the very best out of these tools so high streets can adapt to a rapidly evolving digital world.

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Where You Shop Matters

Visa's support for the high street has been unwavering. Visa believes in the importance of small independent businesses, as they are at the heart of our community, and help to keep our high streets unique.

Through our partnership with Visa, we are able to support high street businesses with tools and resources critical to their survival and growth. This includes everything from essential digital skills to in-store point of sale materials.



Springboard delivers real time shopper insights to grow retail businesses and destinations. It tracks physical behaviours inside and outside of locations and stores, and develops actionable insights and predictive analytics around footfall to maximise destination value. 

Employing state of the art artificial intelligence and machine learning, Springboard enables better and faster decision making for retailers, hospitality operators, shopping centres and high streets.

SHOPAPPY.COM is a multi-award-winning, well-established online marketplace and the only digital place-based platform in the UK offering single click ordering, bookings and delivery across multiple businesses and business types.


Blachere Illumination is probably best known for helping town centres and BIDs across the UK to transform the look and feel of their town centres with their unique approach to festive and winter lighting.
As the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of festive lighting, we can help you to avoid the middleman with an unbeatable service, from design through to installation and dismantling with total control over quality and lead time.


The Insights Family manage both Parents Insights and Kids Insights, identifying how consumer behaviour is evolving. In an increasingly fragmented world, the importance of a large, representative sample is more important than ever.

Surveying 400 different children ranging from ages four to 18 every single week, Kids Insights has been designed to provide clients with a 99% confidence level at an annual level. The sample is nationally representative regarding both age and gender.

Parents Insights looks at the ways in which brands can maintain their advantage with parents. By delving into their world, Parents Insights gain information on what they are consuming, alongside their babies and young children, in terms of their digital environment, media, products and services.


Small Back Room is an integrated design agency based in London. We have been building powerful and connected brands, communications and experiences.

Successful brands must frequently adapt to changing markets and customer expectations. Our team rises to this challenge, with industry leading expertise in creative, strategy and all aspects of the integrated branding process.

For more information visit our website.


Proximity Futures are a UK leading provider of data analytics, specialising in Town, City and High
Street environments that, through data analysis of key metrics help decision makers to make smarter, informed choices.


Town and City Gift Card programmes are designed to lock in additional spend for participating business communities. They drive footfall into town centres, encourage discovery of new businesses and stimulate additional economic activity. The programmes are easy to set up and can even be self-funding.


Places are about experiences and City Dressing have been delivering award winning experiences for over 10 years.


The Locale is a knowledge sharing app that provides both residents & visitors with insights to promote engagement within the local community.


DestinationCore creates websites that are built specifically for BIDs, DMOs, shopping centres and leisure and retail destinations.

The digital platform brings together the analysis of all your digital marketing actions into one place so you can easily measure and access the impact of your online activity.


Headquartered in Leeds, Local TV Ltd. is the largest local broadcast television group in the UK and one of the UK’s leading diversified local media companies.

Local TV owns and operates nine television channels providing sales and video services to over 7 million homes or approximately 25% of all UK television households. We leverage local content to bring services and value to consumers and advertisers on television, digital and social media platforms.

Local TV’s digital outlets and extensive social media presence allows audiences to access hyper-local news, video and information whenever and wherever they choose, providing advertisers with a broad audience reach and creating new and growing digital revenue opportunities.


Respond to organic and paid comments quickly and reach new audiences easily across all channels from one platform.