Planning Solutions Consulting
Planning Solutions Consulting Limited creates opportunities in the tourism, leisure and regeneration sectors.
What do we do?
We carry out market assessments, option appraisals and feasibility studies, we prepare business plans, development strategies, audience development plans / activity plans and funding applications for tourism, leisure, recreation and regeneration projects. We focus on visitor attraction, museums and heritage (including Heritage Lottery Fund projects), country park, environmental, tourist accommodation and commercial leisure related projects. Find out more here.
Who we work with
We work with a wide range of clients in the UK, other European countries and the Middle East including regional development agencies, commercial leisure operators, local authorities, national bodies and charities. Clients include the Forestry Commission, Lancashire Wildlife Trust, Hampshire County Council, Sunderland City Council, Cumbria Tourism, Tourism Partnership North Wales and the Bristol Port Company. Find out about the different projects we work onhere.
What makes us different?
Our sister company Planning Solutions Limited (PSL), established in 1995, operates a number of tourism businesses. These include CONKERS £16 million day visitor attraction in the National Forest, the former Bass Museum in Burton upon Trent, which they reopened as the National Brewery Centre, a Super-Tubing experience in Ebbw Vale, a Harry Ramsden’s franchise in Brighton and a café in the Peckham Pulse Healthy Living Centre. PSL also run Onboard TV an onscreen advertising service on Wightlink Ferries sailing between the Isle of Wight and the mainland.
Over 17 years of direct operational experience of managing successful tourism and leisure businesses helps to reinforce our consultancy work.
Find out the tourism businesses our sister company has invested in and manageshere.
Planning Solutions can trace its history back to the Rank Group, where we were the former Rank Holidays and Hotels Developments division and were responsible for developing the Oasis Forest Holidays product which was subsequently acquired by Center Parcs.