Established in 1995, DCA is a culture, creativity and regeneration consultancy and project management company based in Birmingham and working throughout the UK on heritage, arts, creative industries, community, regeneration and economic development projects.

We are expert at :

  • Understanding the market for cultural, heritage and tourism projects and capital developments, appraising options and developing strategies for realisation.
  • Business and operational planning: business sustainability; commercial development; economic impact; governance and organisational review and change.
  • Developing cultural, heritage and community services, facilities and buildings from concept and business case development through detailed design and development to realisation.
  • Developing and pursuing funds: securing more than £250m for DCA projects from grants, fundraising and investment.
  • Planning and delivering strategic projects in culture, creativity, heritage and regeneration.
  • Developing approaches to engagement, access and participation, strategies for learning and wellbeing projects.

DCA is a member of the Museums Association and a framework consultant for Arts Councils England and Wales.