Research and Policy

Arts and Culture Policy 2009 to 2020

There is a ten year plan for supporting Arts and Culture in the Royal Borough which you can read here:

Arts and Culture Policy 2009-2020

The Council’s year-round programme of free arts networking and training events are suitable for:

  • artists
  • arts organisations
  • relevant community groups

Creative and Cultural Sectors

The Council’s Arts Service commissioned some research.

This showed that the creative and cultural sector accounts for around 15 per cent of workplace employment. 

It also accounts for 30 per cent of business units in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

You can read the full report by BOP consulting here:

Full report from BOP consulting [PDF] (file size 869Kb)

BOP Consulting led on the research into the Creative and Culture Sector in Kensington and Chelsea

Cultural Placemaking in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Cultural Placemaking explores the relationship between local ambitions for:

  • arts
  • culture and creativity
  • economic development

The Council launched proposals for Cultural Placemaking on Tuesday 22 May. Experts from the worlds of property, development, the arts, culture and the creative industries attended. Councillors and officers were also there.

You can read the Cultural Placemaking proposals.