Canal and river tourism consultancy projects

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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Canal boat passenger feasibility study

Canal boat passenger feasibility study

Client: Blaby District Council Planning Solutions Consulting were commissioned to explore the potential to introduce a canal boat passenger or water taxi service on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Line) to add to the critical mass of tourism facilities and to provide...

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Broads Authority Visitor Centre Feasibility Study

Broads Authority Visitor Centre Feasibility Study

The Broads Authority commissioned an architectural competition to design a landmark visitor and education centre on a site adjacent on the River Bure at Acle Bridge, Norfolk. The competition generated a significant number of responses and three architectural practices...

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Pooley Country Park visitor experience masterplan

Pooley Country Park visitor experience masterplan

Client: Warwickshire County Council It is a 154 acre site of natural regeneration on the location of the former Pooley Hall Colliery. Pooley Country Park represents an important outdoor recreation resource and includes areas of important ecological value. The main...

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Feasibility Study Cremorne Riverside Centre

Feasibility Study Cremorne Riverside Centre

Client: Doug Rose Smith Leisure Consultants Working with Doug Rose Smith Leisure Consultants we carried out a study for a new watersports offer which is located adjacent to the River Thames. The focus is on providing access to canoeing and kayaking for young people....

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Vision and Destination Development, Basingstoke Canal

Vision and Destination Development, Basingstoke Canal

Client: Surrey County Council & Hampshire County Council Constructed between 1788 and 1794, The Basingstoke Canal runs for 32 miles through Hampshire to Surrey where it joins the Wey Navigation and beyond to the River Thames. It has a continuous tow path and has...

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Visitor Research, Basingstoke Canal

Visitor Research, Basingstoke Canal

Client: Surrey County Council and Hampshire County Council The Basingstoke Canal runs for 32 miles from Greywell in Hampshire through to Woodham in Surrey where it joins the Wey Navigation and beyond to the River Thames. It has a continuous tow path and has some 29...

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