What we do

Dialogue by Design designs and delivers bespoke public and stakeholder engagement and consultation services. We use digital, paper-based and face-to-face tools to provide multi-channel approaches to formal consultations, engagement and deliberative dialogue.

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National Grid – New connections

The UK energy sector is undergoing a period of change as new generation capacity is installed around the country to address the need to ensure a reliable source of energy and address climate change. National Grid is the owner and operator of the UK’s high-voltage electricity transmission network and as such they are committed to […]

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Raising the public voice in infrastructure decision making

17 June 2015

New policy paper proposes how best to engage concerning major infrastructure Current decision-making and consultation processes have led to a widespread and deep-rooted lack of trust, eroding belief in the shared nature of infrastructure. The persistent absence of public acceptance is producing a planning system unable to respond coherently to the future needs of society. […]

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“We lead storied lives” – the power of storytelling in research and engagement

1 June 2015by Bethan Peach

‘Tell me about your life’; ‘what did you do with your day?’; ‘describe your career history’. In response to any of these questions you’re likely to tell me a story. There will be a beginning, a middle and an end. You won’t tell me everything. You’ll probably tell me the things that are important to […]

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