Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) is the UK’s leading independent charitable research and member organisation, with a focus on economic development, regeneration and place-making. We think and do - promoting action and implementing new progressive economic activities which create positive environmental, health and social outcomes. Learn more >
Consultancy services for Housing
CLES Consulting offer a number of bespoke services to those involved in Housing (and regeneration more broadly) including policy and research intelligence, housing market analysis, community mapping and consultation Learn more >
CLES is offering the chance to attend one of our training courses and take out CLES/ New Start membership at a special discounted rate. Learn more >
CLES Summit 2013: an economy for all, 27th June, Manchester. Some conferences exist in the policy here and now, the CLES Summit offers fresh, free and forward thinking. Learn more >
In this bulletin we seek to look at and critique the key elements of the 2013 budget in relation to economic development and local government. Learn more >
20th March 2013 Matthew Jackson, Head of Research at CLES has written an article which features in the Derry City Council Soci...
18th March 2013 Public Service Magazine- The second half of this government should be about ramping up arguments and activitie...
4th March 2013 Over the course of the last year, CLES has been in receipt of grant funding from the Barrow Cadbury Trust to f...
Specialising in economic development and regeneration
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Events and training
CLES run a range of events and training courses throughout the year
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Research and publications
CLES produces a wide range of publications and reports
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