- Community relations
- Event management
- Media relations
- Public affairs
London Array, the world's largest offshore wind farm
Talking about new generation
- Work with a multinational partnership of energy specialists to make a reality of London Array, the world’s largest offshore wind farm.
- Complement the national and international work of the project partners by building support for London Array among opinion formers in Kent and the broader South East.
- Help local business make the most of the opportunities offered by London Array.
- Support grassroots community engagement programmes.
- Build relationships with the local and regional media.
Results and highlights:
- Active support from borough and district councils, Kent County Council, business groups and support agencies, environmental organisations and community bodies to help see the project through to completion.
- A warm welcome from the then Prime Minister Gordon Brown and the Secretary of State for Climate Change, Ed Miliband when the final go-ahead for London Array was given in May 2009.
- A community engagement programme that has included newsletters for local residents, telephone helplines, community exhibitions and presentations as well as an active local liaison community group.
- A bespoke website, exhibition and presentations to help local businesses bid for work connected to the project.
- The building of a multi-million pound onshore substation at Graveney, near Faversham, the completion of an Operations and Maintenance base at Ramsgate Port and the start of turbine installation.
- Regular and ongoing communication with local politicians and opinions formers.
- An excellent relationship with the local and regional media that has seen regular, positive coverage on air, online and in print.