Case studies

Case studies

AWC delivers a variety of work and projects for a broad range of individuals and organisations, whether this be helping to save money, find money or make money. 

Projects include securing funding, project management, business development and business or process improvement.  Some recent projects are detailed below.

Event & project creation, development and project management

Bloodhound SSC: Reading

Bloodhound SSC is the UK’s world land speed record attempt. The team is aiming to achieve 1,000mph and is using the project to promote science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in schools, inspiring our future generation of scientists and engineers. We thought it should come to Reading. Read more > >

Concept creation, tendering for and securing capital funding

JMA: Sixth Form Centre funding

The Academy had a 40-year old and very tired building on its site perimeter. Its condition combined with its location and lack of specific use resulted in underutilisation and its deterioration. They needed help in deciding its best use and way of funding its redevelopment. Read more > >

Client agent, project management and coordination

JMA: Sixth Form Centre refurbishment

Having helped secure the funding for the refurbishment and re-development of an old and deteriorating building on the perimeter of the Academy site, we were asked to act as Client Agent to the deliver this 12-month project. Read more > >

Market research, risk assessment and business consultancy

John Laing - waste management, technology review

A blue chip international originator, active investor and manager of infrastructure projects was involved with the funding of the largest city waste PFI in Europe. They needed to assess the proposed technologies within the project to identify sustainability and risk. Read more > >

Market research, new product development and market promotion

Bisley: Stage

FC Brown (Bisley), a major UK manufacturer, purchased rights to a new commercially orientated furniture product. They had also identified a market opportunity in the residential market and wanted help to match the two, developing and launching the product accordingly at one of the largest industry shows in Europe. Read more > >

Market research, new product development, value engineering and promotion

Bisley: Mondo

FC Brown (Bisley), a large UK manufacturer, wanted help to develop a new product range, derived from an existing one, and launch it into Europe and beyond through its various subsidiary and partner businesses from France to the US. Read more > >

Market research and tender guidance and preparation

Recharge: Green Growth Platform

An early stage, electrically assisted bicycle courier business was hoping to secure European funding to support the development of an operational and business management mobile application. Read more > >

Sales strategy, new business development and customer relationship management

Bang Creations: Lojo Ball

Bang Creations had created the Lojo Ball, a new and unique seating product. They had national and international publicity but needed help to manage this interest and developing it into sustainable and profitable sales, making sure the process did not adversely affect the core business. Read more > >

Meeting facilitation and chairing

Reading Secondary Heads: Quarterly meetings

The Reading Secondary Heads Forum is a group of proactive head teachers and principals from local, state funded schools and colleges. They met quarterly but felt that the Groups’ potential was not being fully realised and needed a new approach. Read more > >