Our projects

We work with a broad spectrum of clients across a range of sectors to identify and maximise their social and environmental value. A selection of our work can be found below.

The Old Vinyl Factory, Hayes UK

Prof. Bichard was invited to assess the SuROI potential of the Old Vinyl Factory development as a part of a portfolio review for Cathedral Group.

  • Cathedral Group Ltd

  • 2018

  • SuROI report

  • Development and Regeneration

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The Repurposing of Castle House, Sheffield UK

Northpoint Developments commissioned RealWorth to conduct an initial Sustainable Return on Investment  (SuROI) appraisal for plans to renovate and repurpose a former iconic department store in Sheffield.

  • Northpoint Developments

  • 2017

  • Development and Regeneration

  • Sustainable Value Report

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The Redevelopment of St James Gate, Dublin Ireland

 In  July  2018 U+I asked RealWorth to assist with its bid to  Diageo to create and implement  a new Masterplan for a portion of the Guinness brewery estate in Dublin.

  • U+I Group

  • 2018

  • Societal Impact Report

  • Development and Regeneration

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Temple Group Ltd training and knowledge transfer, UK

RealWorth conducted Sustainable Return on Investment (SuROI) training for Temple Group Ltd – a UK-based engineering consultancy.

  • Temple Group Ltd

  • 2018

  • Knowledge Transfer Training

  • Engineering

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The Real Value Report: Establishing the Real Value of Development, UK

RealWorth was commissioned by the international law firm Trowers and Hamlins to write a pioneering report  that sought to  make the case that  the greatest financial return on investment is achieved by creating buildings and places in which people and communities thrive.

  • Trowers and Hamlins

  • 2018

  • Social Value Report

  • Real Estate

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Developing SuROI for the Swedish Government, Sweden

The HAI project is a 2.5-year study due to finish at the end of 2019. The intention of the project is to develop an approach and process to value and integrate social and environmental benefits into Swedish regeneration programmes.

  • Swedish Innovation Agency (Vinnova)

  • 2017 - ongoing

  • SuROI Development and Implementation, Training

  • Research and Development

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Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority’s Behavioural Change Programme, Merseyside UK

RealWorth carried out two Sustainable Return on Investment (SuROI) studies on the impact that the MRWA Behavioural Change Programme had on participants and beneficiaries.

  • Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority

  • 2016 - 2018

  • SuROI studies and report

  • Public/third sector

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Wrexham Borough Council training and knowledge transfer

Prof. Bichard advised the Council on how to predict outcomes of a number of training and skills programmes associated with its Communities First Framework.

  • Wrexham Borough Council

  • 2012 - 2013

  • Policy-Making and Strategy Support

  • Government and Local Authorities

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Plus Dane’s Youth Inclusion Programme, Liverpool UK

SuROI was used for the social housing group Plus Dane, to calculate the social value added by a programme to divert young people from street crime in the Dingle district of Liverpool.

  • Plus Dane Housing

  • 2011 - 2012

  • Retrospective Valuations

  • Social Housing

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Sustainable Communities Programme, Salford UK

This 5-year climate change and communities programme was funded by the UK Big Lottery and located in a deprived area of East Salford.

  • Broughton Trust

  • 2012 - 2017

  • Retrospective Valuations

  • Social Business & Community Enterprise

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The Ambassadors Project, Pittsburgh USA

GTECH is a social enterprise working with a range of stakeholders to transition land use liabilities into community assets and improve the economic, social, and environmental health outcomes.


  • 2013 - 2014

  • SuROI Training

  • Social Business & Community Enterprise

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House 4 Life Project, Salford UK

This project was carried out in partnership with the award-winning White Arkitekter.

  • White Arkitekter

  • 2016

  • Design Evaluation and Enhancement and Predictive Valuation Services

  • Social Housing

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