Visitor attractions and visitor centres

Visitor centre business plan – Attenborough Nature Centre

Visitor centre business plan – Attenborough Nature Centre

Client: Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust We prepared the business plan to develop a visitor centre, the Attenborough Nature Centre, at a nature reserve in Nottingham for the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.   The reserve has been developed on a former gravel extraction...

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Oriel y Parc Visitor Centre Business Plan, St Davids

Oriel y Parc Visitor Centre Business Plan, St Davids

Client: Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority Planning Solutions Consulting was commissioned to prepare a business plan for Oriel y Parc Visitor Centre and Gallery, which is located in St Davids and incorporates a semi-subterranean gallery, education rooms,...

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Broads Authority Visitor Centre Feasibility Study

Broads Authority Visitor Centre Feasibility Study

The Broads Authority commissioned an architectural competition to design a landmark visitor and education centre on a site adjacent on the River Bure at Acle Bridge, Norfolk. The competition generated a significant number of responses and three architectural practices...

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Strategic Commercial Review Peak District National Park

Strategic Commercial Review Peak District National Park

The Peak District National Park covers approximately 550 square miles, it is the oldest National Park in the UK and tourism is one of the largest employers in the National Park.  Working with DTZ and Smiths Gore on behalf of the Peak District National Park Authority...

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STEM visitor centre business planning, Seaton Carew

STEM visitor centre business planning, Seaton Carew

Client: Hartlepool Borough Council Working alongside Rubicon Regeneration we provided specialist input to assess the feasibility of developing a STEM focused visitor centre. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects play a very important role in the...

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Earth Project – market analysis and visitor modelling

Earth Project – market analysis and visitor modelling

Client: International Earth Resources Centre Working with the project team, Planning Solutions Consulting was commissioned to carry out a market analysis and forecast future visitor levels which could be attracted to the proposed Earth Project in Snowdonia, North...

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A Tourism and Commercial Masterplan for Caerphilly Castle

A Tourism and Commercial Masterplan for Caerphilly Castle

Working with Arad Research PSC was commissioned by Cadw to prepare a tourism and commercial masterplan and development strategy for Caerphilly Castle, an important historical monument and a Grade I Listed building. Our work focussed on identifying the tourism and...

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Dalby Forest, visitor experience masterplan

Dalby Forest, visitor experience masterplan

Client: Forestry England Dalby Forest covers over 3,500 hectares and is a leading ‘forest destination’ experience, which has been developed and is managed by Forestry England. Dalby Forest lies on the southern slopes of the North York Moors National Park (NYMNP) and...

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Visitor attraction feasibility study, Hartlepool

Visitor attraction feasibility study, Hartlepool

Client: Hartlepool Borough Council We were commissioned by Hartlepool Borough Council to carry out a feasibility study for a visitor attraction at the Waterfront in Hartlepool. The regeneration of Hartlepool is established as a key strategic priority of the council...

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