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What we have been reading: January 2020

What we have been reading: January 2020

Some articles and news items we have been reading. Heritage: According to a recent article, Yorkshire and the Humber's heritage is worth £2 billion to the economy. Researchers at the University of Brighton have been experimenting with 3D printing technologies as a way...

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What we have been reading: December 2019

What we have been reading: December 2019

We hope you find the links below interesting. Heritage: Over 500 historic places have been added to the National Heritage List for England in 2019 and Historic England have highlighted 21 fascinating places. Garfield Weston and Art Fund extend their partnership and...

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What we have been reading: November 2019

What we have been reading: November 2019

We hope you find the links below interesting. Heritage: The National Trust help care for and protect the first Welsh bible through the use of hydro power. For the first time, the National Trust’s Sissinghurst Castle Garden will open during winter, for visitors to...

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What we have been reading: October 2019

What we have been reading: October 2019

We hope you find the links below interesting. Heritage: An interactive version of the historic visitor’s book at the former home of Winston Churchill, has been launched by The National Trust for visitors to look at handwritten entries from over 700 visitors dating...

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Visitor centre business plan. What’s involved?

Visitor centre business plan. What’s involved?

Business plans are an invaluable tool when looking to maximise the long-term financial sustainability of visitor centres and other built facilities in leisure destinations. Planning Solutions Consulting use a market led approach to identify and assess a variety of...

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Park in the Past, Lake Feasibility Study, October 2019

Park in the Past, Lake Feasibility Study, October 2019

Planning Solutions Consulting has been commissioned by Cadwyn Clwyd, in partnership with Park in the Past Community Interest Company to carry out a feasibility study to identify and evaluate options to develop the lake within the Park In the Park. This project has...

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Country park café feasibility study, September 2019

Country park café feasibility study, September 2019

Planning Solutions Consulting Limited has been commissioned by Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council to carry out a feasibility study for a new café within Rother Valley Country Park, a leading destination park managed by the Council.   Find out more about Rother...

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Cefn Coed Colliery Museum funding success, September 2019

Cefn Coed Colliery Museum funding success, September 2019

Cefn Coed Colliery Museum Cefn Coed Colliery Museum will receive £1.8m of funding from the Valleys Taskforce in addition to more than £1.5m which has already been committed by Welsh Government for the repair of the headgear.   This is part of more than £6.6 million...

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What we have been reading: September 2019

What we have been reading: September 2019

We hope you find the links below interesting. Heritage: Historic England have announced 69 historic high streets across England will benefit from £96 million Government fund due to Historic England’s Heritage Action Zone. The National Trust host their September...

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Coastal Partnership East, July 2019

Coastal Partnership East, July 2019

Planning Solutions Consulting have been approved and added to Lot 3 for the Coastal Partnership East.  The Coastal Partnership East brings together the coastal management expertise from four local authorities into a single team. The Maritime Local Authorities of...

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National Park Business Planning, June 2019

National Park Business Planning, June 2019

Planning Solutions Consulting has been commissioned by Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority to prepare business plans for Oriel y Parc Visitor Centre, Castell Henllys and Carew Castle Tidal Mill. How can we help?If you have any questions or would like to...

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Quarry reinstatement project, June 2019

Quarry reinstatement project, June 2019

We have been commissioned to work on our second quarry project this year to assess visitor attraction related uses following the remediation works to the site once it is no longer in operation for mineral extraction.

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