Place Management Consultancy

Heartflood provide a tailored Place Management advice service whether it’s a comprehensive approach to Destination development or support and advice in specific areas of interest and concern. Experienced in place making for cities, towns and smaller places we take account of the challenges, opportunities and assets each place has.

Services include:

  • Management support
  • Interim Management
  • Audits & reviews
  • Measurement studies
  • Research
  • Project Management
  • Operational support


Town Centre Recovery Planning

Every town and centre is continuing to adapt to the economic impact that Covid-19 has driven. Flexible recovery plans and continual business and community engagement will be required whilst longer term strategies on transforming our places will be developed.

Services include:

  • Recovery planning for High Streets and centres
  • Regular recovery review updates
  • Long term transformation strategy for places
  • Business engagement service
  • Implementation of a range of high impact projects that support recovery plans

Place Marketing & Branding

We have extensive experience in developing and supporting imaginative strategic marketing plans to help our clients deliver the most appropriate place and destination promotional messages.

At Heartflood we encourage and assist in the development of robust marketing activities that encompass the full range of marketing tools including digital marketing, social media, PR, events and promotions. We also understand the importance of Brand building in creating strong, sustainable personas for places and destinations.

Services include:

  • Strategic planning
  • Marketing audits
  • Campaign structuring
  • Brand building
  • Event planning
  • Social Media development

Business Support Recovery

As experienced place makers supporting High Street and Town Centre businesses, we understand the challenges facing businesses as they adapt to the economic and business challenges Covid-19 continues to present.

Heartflood’s High Street Experts can provide:

  • Diagnostic services for local businesses
  • Signposting to local and national support
  • Business Recovery Toolkits to help them adapt, survive and improve their resilience
  • Support businesses in trading safely by signposting them to local and national guidance
  • Businesses advice for long term continuity and recovery
  • Engagement with local stakeholders providing training, networking and other services to local businesses