In June 2016 PSL won a competitive tender to manage this course on behalf of Hatfield and Welwyn Garden City Council. It is one of the largest Ropes courses of its kind and attracts general visitors, parties, education visits and corporate customers. The attraction consists of a High Ropes course and a Low Ropes […]
In March 2017 PSL won a competitive tender to manage the Cotswold Country Park and Beach on behalf of the Cotswold Water Park Trust.
The Country Park and Beach is set within the wider Cotswold Water Park which covers over 40 square miles. PSL has invested heavily in the attraction to broaden the range of […]
In August 2015, Molson Coors UK, one of the country’s biggest brewers, sold its brewing equipment at the William Worthington Brewery, located within the National Brewery Centre, Burton upon Trent, to Planning Solutions Limited.
The Rempstone Estate, situated on Dorset’s Isle of Purbeck, close to Corfe Castle and Studland Bay, had for many years been operating a successful 130 pitch tented holiday campsite. The Estate initially asked PSL for suggestions on how to improve the profitability of the existing tented site – but PSL quickly identified that the real potential of this beautiful location lay with the development of luxury forest holiday lodges. PS Consulting Ltd undertook the initial research and business evaluation to demonstrate the potential of this £3.5m development to the Estate Trustees.
In autumn 2015, Planning Solutions Ltd won a competitive tender, organised by Maidstone Borough Council, to manage their Kent Life attraction for a period of ten years.
CONKERS, Leicestershire is an environmentally themed visitor centre at the heart of The National Forest in the East Midlands, which is operated by Planning Solutions Limited on behalf of The National Forest Charitable Trust.
In October 2015 PSL acquired the 72 bedroom “Royal Esplanade Hotel” in Ryde on the Isle of Wight, from Shearing’s Hotels division. After an extensive refurbishment programme, PSL will market and operate this historic listed hotel itself, offering business travellers and tourists an excellent accommodation base, in the heart of Ryde, with restaurant facilities and new function and conference spaces.
Super Tubing is one of the newest adventure leisure experiences in the UK and the Supertubing experience at the Festival Park in Ebbw Vale, managed by Planning Solutions Ltd, is the longest in the country. Customers sit on a reinforced inflatable tube which is pushed or spun from the top level of the ride created from a special Snowflex material. Then they accelerate down the 120m slope racing friends or colleagues' to see who can finish first.
Planning Solutions were approached by local action group made up of business, education and political representatives and the site owners Molson Coors. Their objective was to re-open the Molson Coors Visitor Centre (formerly the Bass Museum) that had been closed in 2008, after suffering several years of falling visitor numbers and consequent operational losses.
Planning Solutions have been managing CONKERS, an environmentally themed visitor attraction, on behalf of The National Forest Charitable Trust, since 2001. Planning Solutions researched a variety of product development opportunities and concluded that a High & Low Aerial Adventure Course would provide the exciting experience necessary to attract these new audiences – and provide a positive return on investment. The new product was also sufficiently different to the traditional CONKERS’ offer that, it was felt it could be charged for as a separate ‘add on adventure’ in addition to the standard day visit ticket price.