Welcome to the Centre for Community Research. CfCR is a not-for-profit organisation that brings together partners from the private, academic and voluntary sectors to take a fresh look at ideas of ‘community’ and what it means in the 21st century.

We think that to do this we should be prepared to look at the issues from a different perspective, exploring the richness and diversity of our society and giving space to challenging ideas that make us think in new ways about how we live and work together.


Created in 2009, the Centre for Community Research CfCR is an independent not-for-profit social enterprise.



M-E-L Research aims to be the UK¹s most progressive, forward-thinking, and cost-effective research and consultancy practice, working across the full range of the UK¹s public services



Keep up to date with our latest news, case studies and projects by reading our blog.