Research and policy

Research and policy links

There are a variety of organisations and people who produce intelligence on the borough of Pendle. Here are a few who may prove to be useful contacts for any further information.

Pendle Borough Council

Our Policy Unit are responsible for producing a number of intelligence documents, including the Pendle Profile, Ward Profiles and Area Profiles.


Infusion Research

Infusion Research is a partnership of public sector organisations throughout Lancashire. They are responsible for much of the research activity within the borough, most recently the 2013 savings challenge. They are on hand to accommodate many of our research and consultation needs - from getting hold of data from a recent survey to support in designing a research project from scratch. 


Growth Lancashire

On the 1st September 2016 Regenerate Pennine Lancashire changed its name to Growth Lancashire.  Since 2011 Regenerate has been delivering economic development and business support services on behalf of the Pennine Lancashire local authorities and Lancashire County Council.


Lancashire Profile

Lancashire County Council have a research team that produce regular statistical updates on a variety of policy areas across the whole of Lancashire.  


Lancashire Interactive Maps

A number of interactive maps have been produced which enable the user to select and view results for different geographies whilst retaining access to source data.

View the currently available interactive maps

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA)

Lancashire's JSNA team provides an overview of the health status of the Lancashire population. It has an online platform of intelligence that covers a range of determinants of health and wellbeing.


In addition to the research and intelligence contacts covering the Pendle area, there are also a number of useful websites where further data on the borough can be accessed.

The Neighbourhood Statistics page allows you to view data easily at a borough, ward or even lower super output area (LSOA) level

The Nomis page provides a summary of labour market data at a borough level.

The Office for National Statistics website is a comprehensive database of national statistics.