Online mapping platform for community engagement

Create Communities is a new way to engage with individuals and communities simply, easily and effectively. The Create Communities online platform cuts to the heart of pure citizen engagement by allowing people to have their say on a specific place, good or bad, and to make positive suggestions to improve it.

What can I use it for?

Town centre regeneration
Active travel survey
Adapting streets to the coronavirus challenge
Community-led development
Masterplanning and urban design

Created by community design experts

Create Communities is unique amongst the digital engagement field : it is a product created by an experienced urban design team which understands the most effective way to conduct engagement in this field.

Create Streets has channelled over five years of community co-design expertise and research into creating a digital platform that puts the community first.

Who uses it?

Community groups
Urban design practices
Local authorities
Architectural practices

A powerful and versatile tool

Why I should use Create Communities

It’s super easy

We can have your unique interactive map up and running within a few hours and it then only takes a few minutes to enter your questions

It's fully customisable

You can chose the questions you want to ask, or let us suggest questions we know work well and can be rapidly suited to your needs.  You can set up surveys on specific locations alongside the wider comment map

It's very user friendly

Users can respond from smartphones, it takes seconds to answer, and they can drop into street view to understand exactly how comments relate to the specific area

A mine of useful data

It helps you to reach the whole community and expand the demographic to achieve a truly representative view,  it collects data on a continuous basis and lets you access the Create Streets knowledge on the links between wellbeing and the built environment and what makes for popular places

“Ridiculously addictive”

A resident

“The platform is exciting”

Ian Harvey, Civic Voice

“It’s as awesome as I hoped it would be”

Liveable Streets campaigner

How does it work

It's really easy to get started. Here's what you need to do:

1. Book a quick demo

2. We will work with you to set up a map in hours

3. Share the simple link through mailing lists, social media or advertising

4. Watch the pins appear on your map

5. Export the raw data in seconds

Our clients