Rachel Leggett & associates | 07947 615335 | rachelleggett@me.com | Norwich, UK

Recent projects

Recent and current projects

  • Training delivery (independent)

    • Neighbourhood Planning

    • Community Engagement

    • Community Project development

  • Blofield Community Project - assessing community provision and presenting options for future development

  • Neighbourhood Plans for Parish Councils in Norfolk​ and Suffolk​

    • Taverham - full project management (current) and workshop

    • Starston - project advice (current)

    • Blakeney Neighbourhood Plan - independent review of draft Neighbourhood Plan

    • Swaffham - full project management (adopted May 2019)

    • Wroxham - full project management (adopted March 2019)

    • Horsford - full project management (adopted July 2018)

    • Rackheath - full project management (adopted July 2017)

    • Salhouse - technical support

    • Upwell - workshop and graphic design work

    • Haughley - workshop

    • Mattishall - consultancy support with consultation and technical documents (adopted September 2017)

    • Blofield - full project management (adopted July 2016)

  • Vattenfall, Norfolk Vanguard (offshore wind farm) - facilitation work

  • Participatory budgeting - Breckland District Council

  • Two new play areas for Dereham - consultation, design and funding applications - Dereham Town Council

  • Training for Town & Parish Councils: Consulting Your Community in interesting ways - Norfolk Association of Local Councils

Previous work

  • Training on 'Questionnaire Design', 'Localism and the Big Society', 'Ways to Engage your Community', and 'Community Led Planning' 

  • Project management and funding advice to community groups, churches, village halls, youth councils, Town & Parish Council projects, open space projects

  • Formation of a 'Framework for Community Asset Ownership'

  • Development of a Community Engagement Action Plan

  • Research and publication of 'Masterplanning in the East of England', Inspire East

  • Programme manager for the Regional Empowerment Partnership for the East of England

  • Chair of the Regional Community Development Network

  • Management of the regional Design Review Panel (East of England)

  • Creation and delivery of the Excellence Framework, an online toolkit for sustainable communities

  • Development of Parish Plans in Norfolk

  • Set up of Community Transport services - dial-a-ride, community car schemes, tax voucher scheme