Total Place

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Posted on August 18th, 2009


Organisations involved

Bradford District Partnership and all member organisations


Gateway to integrated services with three specific sub themes:


To actively engage the community in defining an innovative, effective and efficient approach which allows access to integrated services across the district to support people back into independence.

What Bradford is currently doing

For the Total Place initiative:

Bradford is in the process of finalising

Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) has been commissioned to undertake the Total Place mapping exercise

A Total Place conference was held on the 2nd of October at Bradford City Hall. The day was jointly hosted by Bradford MDC, Bradford District Partnership, Government Office for Yorkshire and the Humber, YoHr Space and the IDeA, and was supported by Bradford’s Total Place Champion, Mark Fisher, Director Jobseeker and Skills, Department for Work and Pensions. Throughout the day delegates from across the public sector worked together on Bradford’s chosen themes, as well as more generally around counting and transformation work.

To learn more about the content from the workshops, and an update on Bradford’s work to date, download the excellent writeup of the day pdficon_small.

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The Bradford approach

This information is taken from Bradford’s Total Place web page.

Under the governance of a Steering Group made up of the nominees of Bradford District Partnership, Bradford has established a small project team, led by Tony Reeves and Becky Hellard from City of Bradford MDC, with three theme leaders taken from the senior management of the relevant BDP partners supported by experienced resources from the Leadership Centre.

Each of the theme leaders will engage service providers/commissioners, service users and other key stakeholders throughout the process to develop an understanding of

To this end we will be running a series of workshops, interviews and conversations with a wide range of Bradford citizens during the rest of 2009.

For more details on the Total Place work underway in Bradford, including an information pack and details of their governance structure, visit the dedicated page hosted by the Bradford District Partnership.


Alison Milner, media enquiries

telephone: 01274 432131

Rebecca Hellard, Strategic Director Corporate Services, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

telephone: 01274 432850

Geoff Norris, Total Place Project Lead Advisor, Team Consultants Limited

telephone: 07946 433169

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