SR284MC – Spark York

Spark York Social Value Research Project

Project Leads: Mike Calvert & Katie Simpson

Student as Researcher: Hannah Bell

Spark York is a social enterprise situated in the heart of York from October 2017. They will provide retail, street food and drinks, shared work spaces and performance areas, giving what they earn, back into the business and local communities.

Hannah Bell will be working with Spark York to help users understand the social values organisations bring to the city of York. Interviewing social enterprises and visitors to Spark York in addition to transcribing and contributing to the analysis and literature review. This project will help towards the report for Spark York and the social impact the organisation will have.