Commercial leisure

Strategic Commercial Review Peak District National Park

Strategic Commercial Review Peak District National Park

The Peak District National Park covers approximately 550 square miles, it is the oldest National Park in the UK and tourism is one of the largest employers in the National Park.  Working with DTZ and Smiths Gore on behalf of the Peak District National Park Authority...

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Redcar Seafront Cinema – soft market testing

Redcar Seafront Cinema – soft market testing

Planning Solutions Consulting Limited has been commissioned by Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council to carry out a soft market testing and consultation exercise for a new cinema operation at the Regent Cinema site in a prominent seafront location in Redcar. Over the...

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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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Car parking income generation

Client: Private landowner We were commissioned by the client to carry out a review and assessment of the opportunities to increase car parking income and to improve the ‘customer experience.’ This involved identifying the different revenue collection methods from pay...

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Strategic leisure development advice, South Shields

Strategic leisure development advice, South Shields

Client: South Tyneside Council We worked on a major masterplanning project to secure the redevelopment of a 30ha site at South Shields riverside for comprehensive regeneration for a new mixed use neighbourhood, accommodating employment, leisure and residential uses....

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Motorway Service Area Feasibility Study, South Wales

Motorway Service Area Feasibility Study, South Wales

We analysed the motorway service area (MSA) market and competitive landscape in the region to determine the ideal catering and retail mix for this MSA. We carried out a feasibility study and developed and implemented a successful strategy to attract tenants to lease...

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Marina development assessment, River Thames

Working for the owner of an existing marina located on the River Thames we carried out an appraisal of the development potential for a riverside site for additional holiday accommodation, moorings and associated catering and other amenities. Our research included a...

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Master Planning, Pinewood Studios

Our involvement included working on the overall master planning of Pinewood Studios, successful Local Plan objections to achieve Green Belt boundary revision and a negotiated planning consent to facilitate this £35 million project. We provided the Expert Witness and...

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Rank Leisure Worlds

Rank pioneered the concept to group together a broad range of commercial and recreational leisure facilities under one roof. The concept is now being tailored to vary the mix according to the site or property and the characteristics of the local catchment. We were...

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Cinema Development, Kuwait

We provided strategic business and development advice to KNCC and the property development company Ajial Real Estate and Entertainment Company. We carried out research into the leisure markets in Kuwait and provided masterplanning, feasibility studies and financial...

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National Tennis Centre, Kuwait

We assisted in the masterplanning and business strategy for the planning stage of a new National Tennis Centre for Kuwait. This includes a mix of indoor and outdoor courts, a centre court, international tennis resort and a country club for local members with multi...

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Sport and Health International Institute Kuwait

Providing detailed business planning and financial modelling advice to this major Middle East Consortium on four major mixed leisure and tourism projects. One project has now received planning consent and is at an advanced stage of analysis and final design. How can...

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Assessing Land Use Options, Leicestershire

Client: Leicestershire County Council We carried out an assessment of land adjacent to a major visitor attraction to assess the end uses which could complement the attraction. The study was funded by Leicestershire County Council. How can we help? If you have any...

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Shaping Prosperity for Hampshire and its Cities, Hampshire

Client: Hampshire Economic Partnership Working for the Hampshire Economic Partnership Completed a survey relating to the links between planners and tourism officers in the County and initiated work to establish supplementary guidance on tourism policies within the...

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Streatham Ice Rink Development Framework, London

Working with a multi-disciplinary team to assess and develop future development options for the 12-acre Streatham bus station site in south London. How can we help? If you have any questions or would like to discuss our work please don’t hesitate to call Richard...

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Market Opportunities for Casinos

We assessed the market opportunities for introducing a ‘resort style casino’ in light of the Budd Review. As part of the study process we carried out a benchmarking exercise (using examples in Australia, South Africa and the USA), a market assessment, a detailed...

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