We've created an inventory of tools to make engagement easy for agents of change and communities
Every engagement website we create is different, responding to the unique nature of each project and the unique profile of the community it affects. But, over time, we've created a bank of common tools that can be deployed quickly to capture useful insight from communities and present them with information in simple, easy-to-understand terms.

If you're looking for something that isn't listed here, don't worry, because we're always working with project partners and clients to develop new tools that meet their requirements. Get in touch to find out what's possible.
Our inventory of digital tools:
Place sentiment map
Anyone can highlight a suggestion for a street location, building or public space by dropping a pin on a map (using GPS to find their current location if they're out and about) and uploading a photo. Pins are colour-coded to reveal feelings about a place.
Masterplan feedback map
A masterplan for a place can be overlaid on an interactive map for people to drop a pin and comment on specific design elements. The map legend colour-codes land-uses and design features, allowing people to click and zoom in to specific masterplan elements.
Interactive polls and surveys
Visual polls and surveys help people influence design principles and project outcomes from an early stage, revealing results in real-time. As plans are formulated, plans and CGIs are presented alongside questions for communities to comment on in-turn.
Project information pages
Design and planning proposals are outlined in a lay person-friendly and conversational format, by topic or interest area. Images open in a 'lightbox' when clicked, for visitors to appreciate every detail of your carefully crafted CGIs and plans on any device.
Comment support and share
People can show their support for ideas, issues and comments already submitted, and easily share with social media followers, friends and neighbours. This helps gauge the strength of feeling on a particular suggestion and helps get more people involved.
News and events feed
Our platform makes it easy for project teams to keep the community up to date on project progress with news updates and provide details of future events, such as drop-in sessions, meetings or opportunities to get involved.
Project timeline
The timeline sets out key project milestones, such as the planning application submission date and practical completion date, and sets the engagement exercise within it's context. It updates automatically as the project progresses, highlighting the current stage of activity.
Project team dashboard
The dashboard reports feedback and website visitor stats in real-time, helping you respond and act quickly. It also provides tools to input analogue feedback, create file downloads, produce reports, send email blasts to filtered groups of participants and edit web content.
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