Heritage and Museums

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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Heritage destination branding, North Wales

Client: Six Local Authorities and the Wales Tourist Board The Wales Tourist Board and six counties in North Wales commissioned Planning Solutions to assess the potential opportunity to introduce a pan North Wales heritage destination brand based upon the Arthurian...

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The Novium – Museum Marketing Plan

The Novium – Museum Marketing Plan

Client: Chichester District Council The Novium is located in the historic city of Chichester. We were commissioned to carry out a review of the museum with a particular focus on reviewing the positioning of the museum, core marketing activities and key market...

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National Trust Visitor experience development, Midlands

National Trust Visitor experience development, Midlands

Client: National Trust Advised on introduction new visitor elements including theme play to broaden access, engage with younger audiences, enhance the visitor experience and generate additional revenue at a National Trust property in the Midlands. The key was to...

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Watchet Market House Museum Development Plan

Watchet Market House Museum Development Plan

Client: Somerset County Council Watchet Market House Museum is a coastal museum which opened in 1979 and the museum focuses on local history. The Museum does not charge an admission fee and generates over 40,000 visits per annum Museums are facing a challenging future...

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Silchester Roman Town, Visitor Experience Research

Silchester Roman Town, Visitor Experience Research

Client: Hampshire County Council Silchester Roman town was called Calleva Atrebatum in Roman times when it was the regional capital. The town was an important administrative and commercial centre for 400 years, and was a prosperous community of perhaps 5000 people,...

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Community Heritage Access Centre, Yeovil

Community Heritage Access Centre, Yeovil

Client: Somerset County Council As a visitor to museums, have you ever wondered where objects and collections are stored?  The Community Heritage Access Centre is home to a range of artefacts related to archaeology, fine art, industrial items, firearms, documents,...

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