Watersports, activity centres and adventure tourism

Ulster Canal Restoration Leisure Study

Client: Waterways Ireland Waterways Ireland secured funding to progress an element of the overall Ulster Canal restoration project in Clones. As part of the wider restoration project, there is a proposal to create a water-sports, marina and associated dry-side...

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Bewl Water, Market Review and Options Appraisal

Bewl Water, Market Review and Options Appraisal

Client: Markerstudy Group Bewl Water is a leading recreation and activity tourism destination in Kent, which is managed by the Makerstudy Group. The site incorporates an 800 acre reservoir which is owned by Southern Water. The visitor offer includes: A network of...

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Watersports Centre Options Appraisal and Market Assessment

Watersports Centre Options Appraisal and Market Assessment

Working for a Trust, we were commissioned to carry out a watersports centre options appraisal for a quarry site to assess the opportunity of introducing a watersports centre and associated water sports uses. Our work included: Carrying out a site assessment and review...

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Residential Activity Centre, Impact Assessment

Residential Activity Centre, Impact Assessment

Client: Youth Organisation Working with a leading youth organisation which manages a residential activity centre we were commissioned to advise on the impact which a nearby development would have on the business operation. This included a detailed programme of primary...

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Economic Feasibility Study Stanley Park Lake, Blackpool

Economic Feasibility Study Stanley Park Lake, Blackpool

Client: Blackpool Council Stanley Park Lake sits within a 260-acre public park that was designed by Thomas Mawson & Sons in 1922 and built-in 1926. The park is Grade II listed and has been voted by the public as ‘UK’s Best Park’ at the annual Fields in Trust...

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Marina Demand Study – Gwynedd, Conwy and Isle of Anglesey

Marina Demand Study – Gwynedd, Conwy and Isle of Anglesey

Working alongside Newidiem, the leading economic development consultancy in Wales, we were commissioned to carry out a market marina demand assessment to gauge the future demand for marina berths in Gwynedd, Conwy and Isle of Anglesey. The marina demand study involved...

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Feasibility Study Calshot Activities Centre, Hampshire

Feasibility Study Calshot Activities Centre, Hampshire

Client: Hampshire County Council PSC worked with the senior management team at Calshot Activities Centre, one of the south coast’s leading multi-use activity centres. Our work is focussed on identifying and assessing product development opportunities for the internal...

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Outdoor Activities Feasibility Study, Vale of Glamorgan

Outdoor Activities Feasibility Study, Vale of Glamorgan

Client: Vale of Glamorgan Council The Vale of Glamorgan Council commission Planning Solutions Consulting to carry out a feasibility study into viable commercial opportunities related to the outdoor activity marketplace. The commercial feasibility study identified and...

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Assessing future opportunities Dinton Activity Centre

Assessing future opportunities Dinton Activity Centre

Client: Wokingham Borough Council Working with Wokingham Borough Council at Dinton Pastures Country Park we were also commissioned to review future development opportunities to help secure the long-term future of Dinton Activity Centre. As part of the development plan...

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Feasibility study to reopen a residential activity centre

Feasibility study to reopen a residential activity centre

We worked with a private sector investor and developer to assess the opportunity of reopening a closed residential activity centre in England. The work focussed on: Carrying out an assessment of the previous operation to identify the key strengths, weaknesses,...

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Watersports Centre Cafe Business Plan

Watersports Centre Cafe Business Plan

We prepared a business case to assess the opportunity for a catering offer at Surrey Docks Watersports and Conference Centre. This was used to secure an operating contract for the catering activity. How can we help? If you would like to find out more about our...

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