About Us

Who we are

Smart Communities Ltd is a leading consultancy service which works across the south west of England to enable positive change. Our team of committed, passionate experts are highly experienced at working with communities at any and every level. We are here as trusted partners to strengthen emerging and existing enterprises and improve communities.

The Smart Communities team delivers community and economic development, strategic planning, sustainability & future planning as well as evaluation and research. With over 90 years’ working at the heart of communities as Community Council for Somerset (CCS) and since 2018 as Smart Communities, our team has exceptional knowledge, deep insight, expertise, breadth, and range in a variety of professional disciplines. We understand communities’ unique positions, perspectives, and relationships. Smart Communities is a Limited Company and a social enterprise being the trading arm of CCS created with a charity ethos as all profitsfeed back into Somerset via the charitable core work and projects of CCS.

From complete project management to contributing to individual tasks or activities our team is here to support and deliver your ideas, including:

Smart Services

  • Bespoke solutions to local needs
  • Bid Writing
  • Business Planning
  • Community Consultation
  • Community Owned Assets
  • Design & Facilitation of Partnership Forums / Networks
  • Evaluation & Impact Assessment & Monitoring
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Fundraising Strategies/ funding plans
  • Governance, Policies and Procedures & Legal Structures
  • Marketing
  • Neighbourhood Planning & Localism Powers
  • Rural Housing needs assessments
  • Stakeholder Consultation
  • Training & Mentoring

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