Author Archives: chris

Halifax Borough Market

Halifax Borough Market has been the heart of Halifax for over 150 years. But it needed some new thinking to take it into the next stage of its life. Click below to view video we did with Sarah Mason Photography. I recommended clearing a derelict space, The Albany Arcade – one which had empty units […]

the piece hall

The Piece Hall in Halifax is one of the most breathtaking buildings you could ever wish to walk in to. It’s Europe’s last remaining open-air cloth hall, and it resides in my home town! In 2014 The Piece Hall closed its doors to the public for a £20 million renovation. It was only meant to […]

WATERMARK – A project to create a Flood Resilience Fund

UPDATE: Since Watermark campaign was launched in 2016, it has raised over £350,000 for a flood resilience fund against future flooding in The Calder Valley communities. All raised by local groups and businesses under the Watermark banner. The Watermark campaign has also helped to raise the profile of the Community Foundation for Calderdale to a […]

Extraordinary, Everyday Barossa

WINNER OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUSTRALIA AWARD 2016 For Best Marketing & Promotional Campaign…. beating off hundreds of other entries (some of them very big budget) to win the prestigious Econominc Development Australia Awards 2016 Best Marketing & Promotional Campaign. The reason? Well the judges said because of its honesty, integrity and down to earth […]

Barossa Cycling Event

I have a lot of connections with The Barossa Valley in South Australia. I’ve visited 3 times for work, and have worked on branding projects there, as well as with towns and communities on Totally Locally stuff. It feels like a second home to me, and I’ve made loads of friends there. So when I […]

Stockton Riverside College Re Brand

I was commissioned to undertake a full re brand for Stockton Riverside College and its associated sixth form college, SRC Bede Sixth Form. Based in Stockton-on-Tees and Billingham, the college didn’t have a great historic reputation but over the previous two years had really turned around, achieving an Ofsted Good, and an increasingly good reputation […]

Valley of Lights – Award Winning Flood Recovery Project

VALLEY OF LIGHTS – WINNER OF THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT APSE AWARD 2013 – Best Community & Neighbourhood Initiative in The UK The Valley of Lights was a project designed specifically to improve the Local Economy of the Calderdale Upper Valley area after the terrible floods of the summer of 2012. Totally Locally was commissioned by […]