TBR - a leading economic research and strategy consultancy

TBR is a leading UK consultancy providing research, information and advisory services to public and private sector clients. We provide our clients with the evidence they need to make confident, informed decisions.

The TBR Observatory

We are a fully fledged research and strategy consultancy, but we also have an edge. Our TBR Observatory team brings a combination of leading edge analytical skills, data knowledge and TBR's unique longitudinal business database, TCR. They generate insight that is beyond the capability of our competitors.


 TBR with the Cities Institute have delivered an important piece of research which will provide a consistent framework to the mapping of cultural, sporting, heritage and arts facilities for all bodies associated with these venues.

Project Manager, Evidence and Analysis Unit, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Did you know?

Q. How many people studied HE and FE culture or sport related courses in London in 2008/09?

A. There were 112,600 people studying at GCSE level, 60,400 higher education students and 246,100 people studying at FE institutions.

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Our specialist expertise

TBR works within four core domains; economics, creative, skills and environment. Find out more about our skills and specialist expertise, the types of projects we undertake and read case studies and testimonials.

Night Time Economy

TBR are highly experienced in understanding local economies after dark. This often hidden element of the economy is important for certain areas and TBR has been creating intelligence to help understand this.

TBR relocates

TBR moved offices on Friday 12th September.  Our new address is;

Floor D, Miburn House,

Dean Street

Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1LE

Anna Morgan, 1972 - 2013

It is with much sorrow that we pass on the news that on 10th August 2013 our friend and colleague Anna Morgan passed away.

She made a huge impact on TBR during the 17 years that she invested in the company. She touched so many people and enriched our lives with her boundless energy and enthusiasm and we will all miss her terribly.

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Meet our team

TBR has a brilliant team of researchers, consultants and analysts. We work together to provide clients with effective and useful research which makes a difference.

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