We want to encourage the best in quality place making in Yorkshire & the Humber.
Integreat Plus is the trading name of the CIQ Agency, a social enterprise working throughout Yorkshire & the Humber to support the public, private and third sectors in delivering their strategic ambitions for places.
Integreat Plus was established in 2011 to take forward the work of Integreat Yorkshire - Yorkshire Forward’s Centre of Excellence for Regeneration, Renaissance and Place Making Skills and transferred to the CIQ Agency late September 2015. All staff, resources, contracted work continues under this arrangement.
We aim to encourage economic growth through improved & enhanced design.
We encourage collaboration between local people, local authorities & professionals to create places which benefit all. We recognise the value of good design & local distinctiveness in boosting the region’s economy.
We are an independent technical resource. Providing impartial skills & expertise which gives people the confidence to bring building, space or neighbourhood projects forward.
We share our knowledge & experience in order to provoke discussion & debate. By bringing together communities & professionals from different disciplines we hope to be a catalyst & a broker. Encouraging common visions for the future of Yorkshire’s towns, cities & neighbourhoods to emerge.
We use our profits to help deprived communities across Yorkshire & the Humber get their projects off the ground.
We are an experienced, committed & professional team.
Our expertise includes:
- Urban design, master planning & low carbon design with a focus on economic development.
- Design review and enabling.
- Community engagement & neighbourhood planning.
- Economic & sector development.
- Skills development & training to boosting an organisation or community group's capacity to deliver successful projects.
- Economic forecasting, research, appraisal & analysis. Including development & economic impact appraisals.
- Evaluation and impact assessments.
Meet the Team
Currently we have a small core team. We are all passionate about our work; we are dedicated to helping communities, regeneration teams, and place making professionals in their ambitions to create great and economically resilient places.
Elizabeth Motley: Head of Place, Sustainability, Urbanism and Architecture
Elizabeth Motley is Head of Place, Sustainability, Urbanism and Architecture. An architect and urbanist, she has over 25 years of experience in a wide range of projects across Yorkshire and the Humber. She specialises in sustainable place-making and has been involved in a number of significant regeneration projects over the last ten years. These projects ranged from Strategic Planning, Masterplanning, urban design,place based economic development and conservation. Spanning a wide range of uses including commercial, retail, housing, community development, rail and transport, cultural and leisure. Elizabeth's Place and Sustainability focus provides strong environmental support, design and built environment advice to neighbourhood based social enterprises or community businesses and centres, including organisational support for the management of workspaces, organisational reviews and sustainability plans, and advice around neighbourhood economic growth and planning.
Elizabeth is also currently RIBA Yorkshire Regional Secretary, An Academician for the Academy of Urbanism and a member of the Sheffield City Design and Sustainability Panel. She has sat on the judging panel of several RIBA awards at both national and regional level.
RIBA, BA (Hons) Architecture, DipArch
Sarah Broadstock: Social Enterprise Development, Urbanist, Architectural Assistant and Design Review Manager
Sarah completed a Masters degree in Architecture from the University of Sheffield in 2013. As a student she developed an interest in the public ‘right to the city’, and shared spaces in the urban environment. She continues to pursue these aspects of architecture in her professional work. As well as working on traditional design projects Sarah has worked alongside a number of small organisations towards the creation of public spaces in Yorkshire and London. Sarah helps devise and implement a programme of place based enterprise development and support at the neighbourhood level for social enterprises, social business and community centres through liaison with key partners and support providers, in order to produce a bespoke programme of economic development activity. Sarah leads on communications including production of an online newsletter, web and multimedia content, and print media. Sarah is a strong advocate for architectural activism, community development, consultation, mapping and visualisation. Sarah also enjoys drawing and was awarded the Stephen Welsch Prize for Draughtsmanship.
BA(Hons) Architecture, MArch
Ellie Shouer, Local Enterprise co-ordinator, Urbanist and Architectural Assistant
Ellie completed her Masters degree in Architecture with a distinction from the Manchester School of Architecture (MSA) in 2015. Her role with a strong focus on Local Enterprise provides specialist social enterprise, design and digital innovation support, outreach and mentoring for social businesses, communities at the neighbourhood level, Ellie promotes enterprise in creative and social enterprises across City Region and Yorkshire through existing and new network development and engagements. Ellie continues her interest in the production of space through the intimacy of the human scale, while her previous academic work focused on the exploration of relationships between placemaking and the human experience. She has completed work in Cyprus and the informal peripheries of Latin America, and has been part of a number of projects with a strong engagement agenda which she continues to apply through her work. Ellie has won a number of awards and honorary mentions both as an individual and as part of a research practice, including the ‘Best Alumni’ Award for her Masters degree from the MSA.
Jamie Wilde, Planning and Project assistant
Jamie graduated from The University of Sheffield where he completed a Masters Degree in Urban Studies and Planning, a degree which is accredited by the RTPI. As a student he developed a keen interest in ‘planning out poverty’ which led him to be involved in the Senate Award Winning Westfield Action Research Project and more recently he has been instrumental in the creation and development of the Foodhall Project. As Spatial Director Jamie has overseen the continued growth of Foodhall, a Pay As You Feel communal dining facility in Sheffield City Centre that is part of The Real Junk Food Project Network
Richard Motley: Managing Director
Richard is a leading urban regeneration specialist, broker, and facilitator, with over 20 years experience in the fields of place making, regeneration, housing, cultural and creative industries, social enterprise and economic development. A strong believer in placemaking, place based economic development, and is a strong advocate on growing and achieving Sustainable Communities. He has lectured on place making, regeneration and renaissance including the creative economy planning, design and community regeneration. Richard has a particular interest in helping communities, towns, cities to address change and invest in the new economy and strives for a place based approach to address this.
FIED, MIED, FRSA Academy of Urbanism
Steve Ellwood: Enterprise and Development Manager, Company Secretary
Steve has an Enterprise and Development focus with special responsibility for Finance and Contracts management for the Cultural Industries Quarter Agency working across Sheffield City Region. He has been involved in area based regeneration with a focus on creative industry led economic development for the past 12 years. Previously working in the finance and education sectors. Steve led the Cube project, an innovative live/work pilot programme providing linked accommodation and workspace to small creative businesses. He has wide experience of the role of the creative and third sector in economic and community regeneration. Steve is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.