Town Team Case Studies

There are plenty of great examples of work being delivered by local partnerships determined to support and inspire our town and city centres throughout the country. ATCM will continue to update this section as new case studies come in.


Running a Town Team

The Ashford Pilot and their story developing Love Ashford and popup shops

Bedford's new way forward & working with the business community

Creating an evening economy partnership in Bournemouth

'Wake Up and Smell the Coffee' events in Braintree

The 'Make It Macclesfield' Forum

Love Maryport, planning for the town centre & harbour

Working with an out-of-town shopping centre, in Morley

Creating a long-term vision for Newmarket

Managing multiple local centres in North Cumbria

The Ripon Neighbourhood Plan

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council & the success of Stalybridge

A summary of the Stockport Pilot's work and future ambitions 

Tiverton and Trowbridge - moving from voluntary to formal partnerships

The story so far of Whitchurch, including action planning and project delivery

Nine stories of building resilience in town teams, plus tips you can apply in your local centre

Community, Cultural & Public Realm

The story of Blyth's community rowing boat

Buxton's Green Man Gallery, an artists' co-op

Taking care of Halesworth's public realm

The Hatfield Hub, using a vacant unit for community purposes

Digital High Streets in Hinckley and Padiham

Free public Wi-Fi in Mansfield

Stockport's Seven Miles Out arts centre


Events & Branding

The Buxton Spring Fair

Gillingham's Walking Festival

The Seaton Artisan Market 

A Taste of Sudbury Festival

Developing the 'Created in Tamworth' brand


Developing Local Businesses

Boosting business fortunes with car parking schemes in Braintree

The Keighley Business Awards

HEARTUp, nuturing new businesses in Leamington Spa

Greens of Lincolnshire; from popup to permanent use in Market Rasen

The Shop, Nelson

Enterprize, a 'dragon's den' scheme in Newcastle-under-Lyme

Popup shops in North Walsham

A Business Improvement District (BID) for Otley

Padiham's 'Grow Your Own Retailers'

The Co-operaTiv Shop, Tiverton

WVOne, from Portas Pilot to Business Improvement District (BID) in Wolverhampton