Yorkshire Sculpture Park impacts study available for download

Assessing the economic value and impact of Yorkshire Sculpture Park

DC Research was delighted to be appointed by Yorkshire Sculpture Park to undertake an assessment of the Park’s economic value. The study, which was published in November 2011, included capturing the value of the Park to the local economy in terms of visitors and tourism, employment, procurement and commercial impacts, the contribution the Park makes to national and local strategies and priorities, and understanding the catalytic and added value impacts of the Park to Wakefield, Barnsley and the surrounding area.

The research was cited by The Rt Hon Maria Miller MP, the Government’s Culture Secretary, in her speech about the importance of economic impact in making the case for culture in April 2013 (click here to see the speech in full).

Click here to find out more about Yorkshire Sculpture Park and to download the full report.

For more information about the study please contact Jonathan Durnin

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A founding Director of DC Research, Jonathan brings 23 years of academic, policy development and consultancy experience as a research economist, evaluator and project manager to the business. He is a Fellow of the Regional Studies Association, and a Member of the Institute of Economic Development.

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