Client: Enfield Borough Council
Enfield Borough Council are currently a Labour Party controlled local authority with 63 councillors, representing 21 wards.The borough is 12 miles from the centre of London and covers an area of 31.7 square miles (82.2 square kilometres, 8219 hectares). In 2018, they had an estimated population of 333,869 with a large population of both 0-14s and older people in comparison to the rest of London. It is a diverse place, which has welcomed communities from across the world. In particular, it has large Turkish, Greek and Cypriot populations.Life expectancy is above the London and UK averages but health outcomes vary significantly across the borough. Some of their wards are amongst the most deprived in England, while others are relatively affluent.
Client website: https://new.enfield.gov.uk/
Project: Tomorrow’s Council
Futurist Tom Cheesewright worked with the leadership team at Enfield Borough Council for three months through the planning and execution of its digital transformation programme, providing a futurist’s perspective on design choices to enable the council to operate in a post-austerity era.