September, 2014

Jim Lynch appointed as a Director of the Essex County Cricket Board

We are pleased to announce that PLC director Jim Lynch has been appointed as a director of the Essex County Cricket Board. Jim is a lifelong cricket fan and has just finished his 53rd consecutive competitive season. The last 29 of these have been at Hutton CC in Essex where he is also chairman. Jim has been appointed in the light of his knowledge and experience in the strategic planning of...

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Playing Pitch & Outdoor Sport Strategy for Bedford

Playing Pitch & Outdoor Sport Strategy for Bedford

Bedford Borough Council have appointed us to produce a playing pitch and outdoor sports strategy for the area.  This has involved an assessment of all pitches within the borough boundary, working with the governing bodies of sport to link into their development strategies and consulting local stakeholders including the town and parish councils in Bedford borough.  We have also worked closely...

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Cricket Facilities in London Borough of Newham

Cricket Facilities in London Borough of Newham

In early summer 2014 the England and Wales Cricket Board and the Essex Cricket Board appointed us to produce a cricket facilities strategy for Newham in east London. At present the borough has very few cricket pitches or practice facilities despite there being a huge interest in the game. Much of this comes from the south asian communities who live and work in the borough. At present much of this...

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A Sports Strategy for South Gloucestershire

A Sports Strategy for South Gloucestershire

Earlier this year we reported on our work with Bristol City Council on development of their strategy for sport and physical activity. We were subsequently appointed to work with their neighbours in South Gloucestershire Council to help develop a similar strategy. This made sense as there is a considerable amount of cross-over traffic between the two authority areas – many Bristol residents...

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Suffolk Coastal Council – Sports Pitches, Sport and Open Space Assessment

Suffolk Coastal Council – Sports Pitches, Sport and Open Space Assessment

The Suffolk Coastal area is one of the most attractive parts of the country to work in.  It includes the towns of Snape, Aldeburgh and Woodbridge as well as a host of smaller villages such as Benhall and Kesgrave.   The largest town is the port of Felixstowe which is a key link to Europe and beyond.  At Felixstowe Tennis Club it also has some of the best grass tennis courts this side of...

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