people in places

Richard Sobey creates people-focussed interventions that test approaches to urban living. He collaborates across sectors to inform practice and policy decisions in place-making. Richard is creating strategies, designing projects, developing policies and evaluating actions in the cultural, heritage and urban planning sectors internationally.

"a force of energy with visionary ideas"

Richard is Co-Founder and Joint Director of DELVE Associates enabling unusual connections for people, place and prosperity


... the University of Leeds' School of Performance and Cultural Industries' students as part of The Next Stage: Dream & Achieve employability event, along with Leanne Buchan of Leeds City Council's Culture and Sport, City Development Directorate, Alison Ford of the wonderful Square Chapel Centre for the Arts and Fiona McCulloch, Kirsty Pennycook and Martin Atkinson all at West Yorkshire Playhouse.   Some good questions that stimulated discussion.....

photograph by Marcus Marsh

photograph by Marcus Marsh