Wales Tourism Consultancy Projects

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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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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Heritage masterplan, Cefn Coed Colliery Museum

Heritage masterplan, Cefn Coed Colliery Museum

Client: Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council Planning Solutions Consulting was commissioned by Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council to work with the Council to secure the future of Cefn Coed Colliery Museum by exploring how the historical features can be...

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Marina Demand Study – Gwynedd, Conwy and Isle of Anglesey

Marina Demand Study – Gwynedd, Conwy and Isle of Anglesey

Working alongside Newidiem, the leading economic development consultancy in Wales, we were commissioned to carry out a market marina demand assessment to gauge the future demand for marina berths in Gwynedd, Conwy and Isle of Anglesey. The marina demand study involved...

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Museum feasibility study – Parc Howard Museum, Llanelli

Museum feasibility study – Parc Howard Museum, Llanelli

Client: Carmarthenshire County Council Parc Howard Museum is an attractive grade 2 listed mansion and is one of Wales’s oldest public museums located within a park overlooking Llanelli town. The museum showcases the world’s largest public collection of Llanelli...

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Heritage Tourism Branding, North Wales

Client: Local Authority and Wales Tourist Board The Wales Tourist Board and six counties in North Wales commissioned Planning Solutions to assess the potential to introduce a pan North Wales brand based upon Arthurian legend. The study involved analysing case studies,...

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Gower Visitor Centre and Rural Hub Feasibility Study

Gower Visitor Centre and Rural Hub Feasibility Study

Client: City and County of Swansea Although information is available at a number of visitor attractions and accommodation units, there is currently no dedicated visitor centre serving rural Swansea. It has been felt for some time that a focal centre in rural Swansea...

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Tourist Accommodation Feasibility Study – Gwent Levels

Clients: Newport City Council and Monmouthshire County Council The Gwent Levels Accommodation project covered the rural area in Monmouthshire and Newport – from the River Rhymney to the Wye and bounded by the M4 to the north. The Gwent Levels are environmentally,...

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Museum café feasibility study, Parc Howard Museum, Llanelli

Museum café feasibility study, Parc Howard Museum, Llanelli

Client: Carmarthenshire County Council Museum café feasibility study - as part of our work at Parc Howard Museum we were asked to carry out a feasibility study to assess the opportunity to introduce a café within the Museum.  Parc Howard Museum is an attractive grade...

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Visitor attraction feasibility study in North Wales

Visitor attraction feasibility study in North Wales

Clients: Cadwyn Clwyd Cyfyngedig and the Clwydian Range & Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Planning Solutions Consulting were commissioned to carry out a visitor attraction feasibility study to determine the practicality and viability of a nature...

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Carew Castle and Tidal Mill Business Plan, Tenby

Carew Castle and Tidal Mill Business Plan, Tenby

Client:  Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority Planning Solutions Consulting was commissioned to prepare a business plan for Carew Castle and Tidal Mill. The Castle is set in a stunning location overlooking a 23-acre Millpond has been developed through a number...

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Options appraisal:  The British Site, Torfaen

Options appraisal: The British Site, Torfaen

Client: Torfaen County Borough Council Torfaen County Borough Council acquired “The British” a former ironworks site near Talywain to start a remediation scheme. The site is just over 4 miles from Pontypool town centre and a similar distance from the Blaenavon World...

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Visitor Management Plan, Caldicot Castle and Country Park

Visitor Management Plan, Caldicot Castle and Country Park

Client: Monmouthshire County Council Caldicot Castle and Country Park is an interesting example to look at as we were commissioned to produce a visitor management plan for this important heritage site. Built between the 12th and 14th centuries Caldicot Castle is a...

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