How we do it differently

Read more about how we’ve helped places across the UK unlock their potential and realise local people’s aspirations.

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WYCA Climate & Environment Monitoring & Evaluation Framework

Genecon were engaged by West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) to develop a monitoring and evaluation framework for their Climate and Environment Plan (CEP).

Doncaster: Green Opportunities Study

Genecon was commissioned by Business Doncaster to answer a key question for the area:

“What opportunities are presented by Low Carbon sector growth and which green technology sub-sectors provide the best economic opportunities for Doncaster?”

Penderi Energy Project Evaluation

In May 2023, the Genecon ESG team were engaged by the Pobl Group, Wales’ leading social landlord, to conduct a comprehensive performance evaluation of their flagship energy retrofit project.  

Barnsley Futures – Levelling Up Fund

Genecon was appointed to support The Barnsley Future Levelling Up Fund Bid in 2022. The bid was awarded £10.2m to transform cultural and well-being facilities in the town centre.

Sunderland Future High Streets Fund

Between September 2019 and April 2020, genecon completed the Sunderland Future High Streets Fund Bid for a £25m investment in Sunderland city centre, resulting in the full funding being awarded – the joint-highest of all bids.

Hartlepool Town Investment Plan

In July 2020, genecon was commissioned to co-ordinate the preparation of the Hartlepool Town Investment Plan, working alongside Arcadis to develop a 20-year vision that would capitalise on the town’s existing strengths and to address challenges and shortfalls to drive economic growth and resilience.

Essex Growth Model

In 2017, genecon created a toolkit to help Essex County Council take robust and effective decisions over its capital programme investments, with the goal of achieving the best possible economic and fiscal returns from up to 200 development sites across the county over the next 20 years.

Coast to Capital Local Skills Report

In 2020 genecon was commissioned by Coast to Capital to undertake an analysis of available labour market data and produce a narrative around 27 core indicators to give an overview of the local skills landscape to be included in a Local Skills Report requested by the Department for Education.

Eden North

In April 2020, genecon was appointed to prepare a business case to help win Government investment in the development of the game-changing new Eden Project North in Morecambe, Lancashire.

Castleford Town Deal

Between summer 2021 and spring 2022, genecon was responsible for preparing seven business cases for Castleford’s Town Deal programme, which have all now been submitted to Government for final approval.