News

Car parking at country parks, January 2024

Working for a local authority we have been appointed to carry out a module of primary research to help support a planning application in respect of car parking at a country park. This will involve developing a questionnaire to collect data from 30 to 40 country parks...

read more
Blarney Castle and Gardens, September 2023

Blarney Castle and Gardens, September 2023

Blarney Castle and Gardens is a leading visitor attraction located to the north west of Cork the Republic of Ireland, which is home to the Blarney Stone, world-famous gardens and arboretum and Blarney House. Planning Solutions Consulting Limited has been commissioned...

read more
Country park tearoom feasibility study, July 2023

Country park tearoom feasibility study, July 2023

Client: Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council PSC has been commissioned to work with Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council to test the financial viability of developing a secondary catering outlet, a traditional-tearooms, within the country park. To find out...

read more
Forest Corner – Visitor Experience Planning, April 2023

Forest Corner – Visitor Experience Planning, April 2023

Client: Newark and Sherwood District Council Forest Corner in Edwinstowe is a key gateway site into Sherwood Forest and the Major Oak. There is a long history of proposals for change within the site and Planning Solutions Consulting has been commissioned to carry out...

read more

Country park visitor research, March 2023

Client: Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council Working with Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council Planning Solutions Consulting as part of the Levelling Up Fund project has been commissioned to carry out a module of primary research to help inform the future...

read more
Caerlaverock Castle – Support Strategy, February 2023

Caerlaverock Castle – Support Strategy, February 2023

Caerlaverock Castle is located to the south of Dumfries, the New Castle and Old Castle are Scheduled Ancient Monuments, Properties in Care and the castle is a Category A listed building. Caerlaverock Castle is set within the Nith Estuary National Scenic Area, which is...

read more
Margam Castle, Business Planning, January 2023

Margam Castle, Business Planning, January 2023

Client: Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council Planning Solutions Consulting Limited is working with Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council in a multi-disciplinary project team exploring new uses for Margam Castle, a Grade I listed building. In 2021, the Council...

read more
Vale of Neath Levelling Up Fund Success, January 2023

Vale of Neath Levelling Up Fund Success, January 2023

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council has secured £17.7 million in funding from the UK Government Levelling Up Fund to establish the Vale of Neath as a significant heritage and natural environment led visitor destination. The funding will deliver key projects at...

read more
Feasibility studies, October 2022

Feasibility studies, October 2022

Client: City and County of Swansea Working with the Means we have been commissioned to carry out two feasibilities - for a new heritage museum and a community woodland project. Both projects will involve detailed research and the production of a high-level financial...

read more