Blue Kayak believes passionately that agencies, businesses and communities, backed up by a robust evidence base, can collaborate to bring about the best outcomes for environment and society.

We offer services across the planning, community and environmental sector in the North-East of England and beyond.

“Josephine of Blue Kayak assimilates at pace, has a clear analytic approach and delivers. We used Blue Kayak to bring a fresh approach to our Business Plan, delivered on time and integrates both activity and financial information clearly. Now extending their involvement to resolve our evidence and research programme elements for our management plan revision. Exceptional and more than happy to recommend.” Niall Benson, Durham Heritage Coast, May 2016

Current activities include:

  • community consultation
  • business and management planning
  • facilities needs assessment
  • capacity development
  • website copywriting
  • event planning
  • applied research
  • GIS mapping
  • representing objectors to planning proposals

We also have experience in:

  • sustainability appraisal
  • neighbourhood planning
  • open space needs assessment