Client: GMCA

The vision is to make Greater Manchester one of the best places in the world to grow up, get on and grow old. The Greater Manchester Strategy sets out a set of clear priorities for delivering this goal.Called ‘Our People, Our Place’, the new Greater Manchester Strategy is a long term blueprint for the future of the 2.8m people who make up the region.The plan looks at 10 priority areas which affect all Greater Manchester residents and details how life will be improved for all who live in the city-region, from being ready for school, to starting work and growing old, as well as everything else in between.

Project: Transport planning 2040

Futurist Tom Cheesewright worked with a small steering group to develop a scenario planning programme as part of the planning work for Manchester’s 2040 transport strategy. This involved creating a tailored scenario planning framework to create a series of three credible futures for the region, and illustrate those futures for the participants.

Project Type: Consulting

Category: Future of Transport,Future society

Tags: client-story, council, foresight, government, local, strategy

Tom Cheesewright