We draw on the expertise of our members to produce practical guides and publications for community groups and local organisations.
Each year we produce the Locality membership survey – a key insight into the state of the voluntary and community sector.
Visit our resources section
For a full list of all Locality publications, case studies, and briefings visit our resources section.
|Local by Default
Our groundbreaking report into public sector ‘diseconomies of scale’.
|Neighbourhood plans roadmap guide
All you need to know about producing a neighbourhood plan.
|Localism – the key components
Our overview of the main elements of the government’s localism agenda.
|To have and to hold
Our guide to developing local land or buildings as an asset for the community.
|Early Warning Guide
Give your organisation a financial health-check.
|Empowering communities: making the most of local assets – an officers’ guide
A guide to help council officers with community asset transfer and the Community Right to Bid.
|Empowering communities: making the most of local assets – a councillors’ guide
A guide to help local councillors understand community asset transfer and the Community Right to Bid.
|Green asset guide
A guide to improving the environmental performance of built assets.
|Choosing a legal structure toolkit
A guide to the legal requirements of setting up a community anchor organisation.
|Making buildings work for your community
An introduction to the design process and practical advice on how to ensure that your building is the best possible facility for your community.