Heritage and Museums

The Novium – operational review, Chichester

The Novium – operational review, Chichester

Client: Chichester District Council The Novium is  museum located in the heart of Chichester which opened in 2012 and it is an important heritage, community and education resource. One of the key features of the visitor experience is the remains of the Roman baths of...

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Museum Cafe Feasibility Study Novium, Chicester

Museum Cafe Feasibility Study Novium, Chicester

Client: Chichester District Council Museum cafe feasibility study - the Novium is an innovative museum located in the heart of Chichester which opened in 2012. Following on from the market and operational review and production of the marketing action plan we were...

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Somerset Military Museum, Taunton

Client: Somerset County Council The Somerset Military Museum focuses on the county’s regiments, which include: West Somerset Yeomanry; Somerset Militia;  Somerset Light Infantry; North Somerset Yeomanry and; Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry. Museums are facing a...

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Business appraisal of a heritage farm and living museum

Business appraisal of a heritage farm and living museum

The offer at the farm and living museum includes: A manor house Café Indoor play Gardens, with walled garden Guided tours Animals – with regular ‘meet the animal sessions’ Education service Annual calendar of events A barn used to host weddings Two of the buildings...

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Hylton Castle Business Case, Sunderland

Hylton Castle Business Case, Sunderland

Client: Sunderland City Council Working with Sunderland City Council, Castle in the Community and Friends of Hylton Dene we were commissioned to prepare the Hylton Castle business case for future development options. This built upon our earlier work which involved...

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Helicopter Museum Income Generation, Weston super Mare

Helicopter Museum Income Generation, Weston super Mare

Client: Somerset County Council The Helicopter Museum is home to the world’s largest collections of helicopters (over 100), and has a rich archive of material.  The museum runs a number of events during the year, including ‘open cockpit’ days. Museums are facing a...

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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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HLF Evaluation Plan Snibston

HLF Evaluation Plan Snibston

HLF evaluation plan consultancy project Client: Leicestershire County Council Snibston Museum was a multi-award winning visitor attraction in north west Leicestershire, located on the former Snibston Colliery which closed in 1983 having run for 150 years. In 1992 an...

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Concept Development, Cronton Colliery

Concept Development, Cronton Colliery

Client: Hawkins/Brown The Land Trust and RIBA launched an architectural competition to design a pioneering new visitor destination at Cronton Colliery in Knowsley, Merseyside. Hawkins/Brown were named as one of four finalists from more than 50 entries in the global...

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Feasibility Study and Options Review, Sheerness Docks, Kent

Feasibility Study and Options Review, Sheerness Docks, Kent

We carried out a feasibility study and review of the tourism and leisure markets to identify the options for tourism development within the working Port of Sheerness. We were part of a multi-disciplinary team contributing towards a larger master planning exercise. Our...

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Feasibility Study, Great Central Railway, Loughborough

Feasibility Study, Great Central Railway, Loughborough

Client: Great Central Railway We were commissioned to carry out a feasibility study to review and make recommendations on the operation of the Great Central Rail, a leading steam heritage railway. Our project reviewed the tourism and visitor attraction sectors to...

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