New economy map
Inspiring projects across the UK
All projects Building power Co-operative childcare Community banks Community business Community energy Community ownership Community wealth Employee ownership Green transition Municipal ownership Shorter working week Socal/community housing Worker co-operatives
Founders of UK’s biggest animation company handed 75% share to employees to ‘safeguard independence’.
Tech firm offers staff a three-day weekend, all year round.
Advice Direct Scotland
Advice centre adopted a four-day week without loss of pay.
Community-led campaign saved seabed and marine life from devastation.
Avon Mutual is one of a new breed of community-owned banks that aim to put people and the planet first.
B4RN: Broadband for the Rural North
Not-for-profit community benefit society provides the world's fastest rural broadband.
Better Buses for Greater Manchester
Passenger-led campaign for affordable, easy, reliable, regulated buses.
Bristol Energy was one of the first local authority-owned not-for-profit energy companies.
East End Trades Guild
Alliance of 300 small businesses and independent traders takes on landlords and big business.
Eckington Against Fracking
Local residents battle multinational chemicals giant Ineos to prevent fracking.
Fossetts for the People
Campaigners want to ensure former NHS land is used for publicly owned social housing.
Friendly Families nursery
This brand new nursery provides affordable, child-centered care co-produced by parents and staff.
Winner of the 2019 RIBA Stirling prize, these eco-friendly homes are one of the first new council housing projects in a generation.
Granby 4 Streets
A determined group of residents saved their streets by taking them over.
Grasshoppers In The Park
Parents and staff work together to provide high-quality, affordable childcare at this co-operative nursery.
Thurrock network is strengthening community ties and building local wealth.
Great North Energy
Great North Energy is part of a new wave of not-for-profit energy companies set up by local authorities.
Guardians of the Arches
Railway arch-based small businesses fight for affordable rents.
Hackney Energy works with residents to build community-owned solar power.
Harland and Wolff occupation
Workers occupying threatened shipyard call for public ownership to create new jobs in renewable energy.
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