Adam Wellings Consulting - rural economic development specialists

Projects and Services

Our sector experience is really diverse and spans the public, private and voluntary areas of the economy.

Farming and Land-Based Businesses - this is a particular expertise, especially concerning the development of the rural economy, collaboration, supply-chain development, research, evaluation, new ventures and diversification.

Animal Health and Nutrition - we operated a ten year contract to provide a leading UK-wide animal health and nutrition company with the services of a part-time Chief Executive, delivering business management, web development, marketing, franchise development etc.

 Food Supply Chain Development - we've delivered some significant developmental work in food supply chains including capital projects in red meat such as abattoir and cutting plants, mapping supply chains regionally and promoting primary producer groups.

Market Town Regeneration - we've held major panel appointments regionally, advising on market town developments, especially those concerning surrounding rural areas and farming.

Tourism Development - as qualified business coaches and trainers in the tourism sector, we have delivered coaching and training throughout the UK.

Museums, Libraries and Archives - we've  conducted business development, marketing and strategic planning for museums and arts-based businesses, both public and private sector.  In addition, we've assisted the transfer of a major regional museum from a local authority to a new charitable trust.

Education - we provide training and development activities for teaching and non-teaching staff as well as delivering Forest School Leader training up to Level III.

Social Enterprise - we are often engaged to help develop funding bids for new and developing social enterprises, especially those that are working with local authorities, and in many cases involving the transfer of assets such as buildings and the delivery of existing services.  We have also been retained by a significant  education foundation to deliver long-term projects.

Private Sector - we have a set of very diverse private sector clients and on a number of occasions we operate on a retained basis, providing services such as strategic management, marketing and grant sourcing.