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Saltburn Cliff Tramway, April 2024

Saltburn Cliff Tramway, April 2024

Client: Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council The Saltburn Cliff Tramway is now the oldest water balanced funicular railway still in operation in Great Britain, opening in 1884, when it replaced a vertical hoist. Planning Solutions Consulting Limited has been...

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Urquhart Castle, February 2024

Urquhart Castle, February 2024

Client: Historic Environment Scotland Urquhart Castle is a nationally important heritage site, which attracts over 400,000 visitors per annum. The site comprises the remains of a complex medieval castle on a promontory overlooking Loch Ness alongside a visitor centre...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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