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The MAHDLO Centre, Oldham

The MAHDLO Centre, Oldham

May 2017 Site review and potential end user facilities analysis

Reviewing sites and analysing potential end uses forms part of the experience of The Leisure Consultancy. Recent ...

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Bradford (Metroplitan) District Council

Bradford (Metroplitan) District Council

Preparation of a Market and Financial feasibility study for a new swimming pool, health & fitness facilities and ice provision in the centre of Bradford

The Company, as part of a multi-disciplinary team, prepared a detailed assessment of the market and financial ...

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University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Concept review and preparation of a Business Plan for a new Sport and Health Centre.

The University of Strathclyde commissioned the practice to carry out a review of an initial concept for a new ...

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The Alma Museum, Carlisle

The Alma Museum, Carlisle

Preparation of Business & Marketing Plans in support of an HLF Stage II bid

The company prepared Business and Marketing Plans for the relocation of Cumbria's Military Museum to the Alma ...

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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct Visitor Centre

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct Visitor Centre

Feasibility/master planning study for a visitor centre

In recognition of the importance of the World Heritage Site inscription made by UNESCO of the Pontcysyllte ...

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Carlisle Cathedral

Carlisle Cathedral

Prepation of Business and Marketing Plans for the Fratry project, as part of an HLF Stage II submission

An exciting and innovative project proposed by Carlisle Cathedral focused on the re-development of the Fratry to ...

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Brentford Football Club and Bees United

Brentford Football Club and Bees United

Review & Preparation of a Business Plan for new Community Stadium

Brentford Football Club and Bees United recognised the need and opportunity to provide facilities that would ...

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Lancaster City Council

Lancaster City Council

Morecambe Area Action Plan Evidence Base - Tourism

The Leisure Consultancy was commissioned by Lancaster City Council to provide a review of the current visitor ...

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Lee Valley Regional Park Authority

Lee Valley Regional Park Authority

Business Plan Review

The Lee Valley Park Authority (LVRPA) prepared a report /Business Plan for their Executive Committee commenting ...

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Peak District National Park Authority

Peak District National Park Authority

Preparation of a Strategic Masterplan

The Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA) owns and manages 34 miles of multi-use, traffic free trails ...

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North York Moors National Park

North York Moors National Park

August 2016 A feasibility study for Sutton Bank National Park Centre

Working in association with Cass Associates (Architects), The Leisure Consultancy prepared a feasibility study ...

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Sandwell Valley Country Park

Sandwell Valley Country Park

Options Appraisal of the Sandwell Valley Country Park catering offer

The consultant team was commissioned by Sandwell Council to undertake an Options Appraisal of the Sandwell Valley ...

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Cambridge Sporting Village

Cambridge Sporting Village

Preparation of a Business Plan

Following the identification of a strategic need for a Community Stadium to cater for the growing needs of a ...

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National Horseracing Museum

National Horseracing Museum

Market & Financial Feasibility Study

Following the earlier preparation of a Market & Financial Feasibility study which examined the plans to ...

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Ramsgate Tunnels

Ramsgate Tunnels

Review of the opportunity to develop a visitor attraction based on Ramsgate Tunnels

The Leisure Consultancy was commissioned by the Ramsgate Tunnels Heritage Group to explore the potential to ...

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The Football Association (FA)

The Football Association (FA)

FA Umbro National Football Centre (St Georges Park) Comprehensive Business Plan

The FA had been considering the creation of The Umbro National Football Centre (now St George's Park) for some ...

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The Drum Arts Centre

The Drum Arts Centre

Review of the business case underpinning the Development Phase which formed the basis of a bid to the Arts Council Renew Programme.

The Drum Arts Centre is a unique venue which was established to lead and facilitate the development, presentation ...

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Environment Agency Wales

Environment Agency Wales

Visitor/Education Centre Tryweryn Salmon Hatchery Nr. Bala North Wales

The Environment Agency of Wales (EAW) identified an opportunity  to develop a new Salmon Hatchery to ...

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Stonyhurst College

Stonyhurst College

July 2017 Summary review of the main indoor sports facilities within the college.

Stonyhurst College commissioned The Leisure Consultancy to undertake a Summary Review of the main indoor sports ...

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Bradford Outdoor Activity and Education Centres

Bradford Outdoor Activity and Education Centres

Review of Bradford Metropolitan District Council's Outdoor Activity and Education facilities

The Leisure Consultancy was appointed as part of a multi-disciplinary team review the historic performance of ...

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HLF Projects Appraisal

HLF Projects Appraisal

January 2017 An evaluation of a number of HLF Projects that formed part of the Heritage Grants Programme

The Leisure Consultancy, as part of the Mott Mac Donald team, was commissioned by the HLF to undertake an ...

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Management & Trustees of Brighton Dome & Festival Ltd

Management & Trustees of Brighton Dome & Festival Ltd

Preparation of a Commercial Feasibility Study for Brighton Dome & Festival Ltd (BDFL)

The Management & Trustees of BDFL were pleased to appoint the consulting team to carry out a Commercial ...

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Armagh Masterplan

Armagh Masterplan

Preparation of an innovative Masterplan for an identified site in Armagh City

As part of a multi-disciplinary team led by Deloitte, the team was asked to prepare an innovative Masterplan for ...

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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council

November 2016 Opportunity to develop a Wake Hall at Cambridge Crematorium

Conscious of the need to optimise revenue generating opportunities Cambridge City Council asked The Leisure ...

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Clydesdale Bank

Clydesdale Bank

arena:mk - Market & Financial Feasibility study - completion of an arena

The company was commissioned by the Clydesdale Bank to prepare a market and feasibility study to underpin the ...

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Quaker Tapestry

Quaker Tapestry

Review of Activities

Minerva Consulting along with the Leisure Consultancy were commissioned to review the activities of the Quaker ...

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Sussex County Cricket Club (SCCC)

Sussex County Cricket Club (SCCC)

The Leisure Consultancy & Drivers Jonas Sport provided a Master Plan for SCCC in association with Synergy LLP and the Miller Bourne Partnership

Over a number of years SCCC had developed its facilities in an unplanned manner, often responding to particular ...

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East Renfrewshire Council

East Renfrewshire Council

Review of Leisure Centre Programming and Staffing focussing on 2 key leisure centres