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Live/Work Network is run by a team of specialists, with a mix of dedicated staff and expert advisers we can assemble for particular projects. Together we are the leading live/work consultancy and information portal in the UK, with a global reputation

Tim Dwelly
Tim Dwelly
email: timdwelly(at)

In addition to his role as Director of the Live Work Network, Tim is also director of sister agency the Workhubs Network. Clients have included DCLG, DTI/BIS, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Homes and Communities Agency, Vancouver universities, Calfiornia live/work developer SPACE, RTPI, Shannon Development Corporation Ireland, Neighbourhood Renewal Unit, Peabody Trust, Places for People Housing Group, the Tomorrow Project, the Smith Institute and the Work Foundation.

He has written a number of leading reports o­n live/work and related subjects, including:

  • Tomorrow's Property Today - sustainable live/work development im a low carbon economy
    (RTPI, BT, April 2008) 
  • Workhubs - smart workspace for the low carbon economy
    (DCLG, HCA, June 2010)
  • Homes that Work - housing associations as live/work providers
    (Housing Corporation, September 2003)
  • Under the radar - tracking and supporting home based businesses
    (Commission for Rural Communities 2006)
  • Living at work – a new policy framework for modern home workers
    (Joseph Rowntree Foundation 2000)
  • Time to go home – embracing the home work revolution
    (Work Foundation May 2003)
  • Work/live – the West Ferry approach to business incubation
    (Peabody Trust 2001)
  • Rural live/work
    (Commission for Rural Communities 2006)
  • Disconnected – social housing tenants and the home working revolution
    (Housing Corporation 2002)
  • Rethinking social housing
    (Smith Institute, 2006)

Live Work Network has produced viability studies and acted as consultants to a number of developers of live/work developers and commissioners, including Duchy of Cornwall, Spaceworks, Places for People Group, Spaceworks, Peabody Trust, Rural Business Homes, the Duchy of Cornwall, LIDA, Wharfside Regeneration, Edward Blake Ltd, Ross-on-Wye Market Town Initiative, Brockhall Village Ltd, Poltair Homes, Rosemullion Homes, Landmarque, Wain Homes, Primetower and many local authorities and national/regional agencies.

Tim was also founding chairman and director of Digital Peninsula Network Ltd in West Cornwall, the UK's first ever workhub, with over 200 home-based business members in the ICT/knowledge/creative sectors. The not-for-profit company has been supported by ERDF, DTI innovative cluster fund grant, RDA business grants and local authority support as well as by private sector income and donations.

Andy Lake
Andy Lake

Andy is oneof the UK's leading flexible working experts. For Live/Work Network he provides expertise o­n ICT, transport and land use issues and new ways of working.

Andy has worked with clients including the BBC, Toshiba, Department for Transport, Debenhams, ICI, the European Commission, Scottish Enterprise and numerous local authorities. As well as working with larger organisations, Andy has worked with TECs, LECs and Business Link to advise o­n the use of ICT in small and medium-sized enterprises and not-for-profit organisations. Andy is the Editor of Flexibility, an o­nline journal reporting on new ways of working

David Blackman
David Blackman
news editor
0208 208 1565

Lisa Thompson
Lisa Thompson
briefings editor
01732 750433

John Cowles
associate consultant, ICT adviser
01736 368254

Janet Ross
head of membership
01736 333073

See also our Workhubs Network team page.

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