Projects

Current projects

British Council – ‘Learning Partner’ for Our Shared Cultural Heritage (evaluation and monitoring).

Chelmsford Museums and No Borders Partnership – development of evaluation frameworks (with RedQuadrant).

Leeds Central Library – collections development support and advice.

Morecambe Bay Partnership – Recording the Bay – creation of a digital archive for their Headlands to Headspace project (with Jane Speller).

Staffordshire History Centre – Activity Plan and development of an Active Partnership for Round 2 Heritage Lottery Fund bid (with Headland Design).

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies – statement of significance for collections to support Round 1 HLF bid.

British Commercial Vehicle Museum – assessment and surveying of film archive collection.

Crescent Radio – evaluation of Kashmiri Lives oral history and community heritage project.

Tameside Council – evaluation and Cost Benefits Analysis (CBA) of their Sense of Place project – to develop heritage volunteering opportunities for adults at risk of homelessness

Previous projects

Regenerating Wigan Archives and Leigh Local Studies (2017) – Activity Plan and Interpretation Concept for Round 2 Heritage Lottery Fund bid (with Headland Design).

The Atkinson (2017-2018) – research on Moss Side Military Hospital and training of volunteers in archives research.

Staffordshire History Centre (2017) – Conservation Plan for Round 2 Heritage Lottery Fund bid (with Architectural History Practice).

The National Archives and Scotland Council on Archives – evaluation of Transforming Archives and Opening up Scotland’s Archives projects (with RedQuadrant).

Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Education Trust – consultancy support for their Round 2 Coming in from the Cold Heritage Lottery Fund bid (with Headland Design).

The National Archives (2017) – development of guidance for volunteer cataloguing (with RedQuadrant).

Greater Manchester Archives and Local Studies Partnership (2017) – creation of a partnership development plan 2017-2020 (with Tom Forrest).

Greater Manchester Archives and Local Studies Partnership (2017) – development of a volunteer toolkit and training plan.

Private company (2017) – assessment of archive and creation of report with recommendations on cataloguing & storage. Included help recruiting an Archivist.

Tameside Council (2016-2017) – creation of a successful Heritage Lottery Fund bid to develop archive volunteering opportunities for Tameside Armed Services Community.

Tameside Council (2017) – scoping study for war memorial digital archive and learning projects.

Tameside Council (2017) – creation of a Project Initiation Document for a project to develop heritage volunteering opportunities for adults at risk of homelessnessManchester City Council (2016-2017) – Round 1 Heritage Lottery Fund Kick the Dust bid for ‘Archives Hack’ – a project to increase engagement with young people across archives in Greater Manchester.

Strategic Opportunities for London Local Authority Archives (2013) – stakeholder engagement and creation of feasibility study exploring how archives in London can work more effectively together to improve services (with Tom Forrest).

Archives West Midlands (2014-2015) – desktop research, consultation with stakeholders and creation of feasibility study exploring how archives in West Midlands can work more effectively together to improve services.