Celebrating local life with interactive wayfinding

Making navigation easy

Beyond Digital Solutions first partnered with Life in Durham to install digital communication systems in key locations across Durham City Centre. High profile communications and digital wayfinding were implemented via custom external totems. This content gives assistance to those visiting Durham and provide easy navigation to every local business and attraction.

A few months later, we further developed these totems to create experiences that would further engage visitors to Durham with local businesses, residents and partnerships by sharing stories about local life, the cities’ people and culture, as well as Durham’s hidden gems.

Helping to discover local life

Life in Durham wanted to discover the benefits of installing digital communication systems at key locations in Durham’s city centre. They also wanted to access systems both quickly and securely. Not only did the totems need to display engaging content, they needed to cater for accessibility needs, provide wayfinding solutions to help visitors find their way around Durham, and also integrate with smart phones to deliver directions, offers and messaging. 

As a response to the pandemic, we then looked beyond this to cultivate fresh content that celebrated, supported and promoted local businesses online. This would help people uncover the true excellence of life in Durham.


Annual visitors


Local businesses supported


Events for 2021

It was really important to me that we could develop the client — supplier relationship into a true partnership so I needed an agency that would challenge me, to tell me what I needed and to then make it happen. That’s exactly what I got. Working with Beyond, you soon realise that you’re part of their team and you feel fully inclusive.

Adam Deathe

Business Engagement Manager - Life In Durham

Want to know more?

If you’d like to know more about our work with Life In Durham, or you just have a question then we’d love to hear from you. Contact us here or alternatively drop us a line at 0191 484 1056 for a chat.

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