Bowring Park, HLF Business Planning Consultants

HLF business planning consultantsClient: Knowsley Borough Council
The scheme at Bowring Park, which includes a walled garden, represents an exciting opportunity to provide an exceptional leisure, heritage and community facility for Huyton and Knowsley.  We produced a robust business plan to assess the long-term financial sustainability of the park together with a review of options for the future management and operation of the newly enhanced facility.  As part of our work we worked closely with the Activity Planner. Our work focussed on understanding  the range of audiences that currently benefit from, and participate in, Bowring Park and consulting key stakeholders to inform the masterplan for physical improvements to Bowring Park (developed by 2020 Knowsley), and to monitor and evaluate future participation.  We carried out an assessment of the market and the income generating opportunities utilising the restored facilities of Bowring Park.  We also produced a prioritised action plan for the future development of the park.  Our Heritage Lottery Fund business plan helped to secure £1,956,400.

How can we help?
If you have any questions or would like to discuss the preparation of a business plan for a Lottery project please don’t hesitate to call Richard Linington on 07866 742628 or email