Projects

Harrow School

Harrow School

In recent months we’ve been working with the prestigious Harrow School (Winston Churchill’s alma mater) on development of their proposed new sports facilities.   The school is making a multi-million pound investment in its PE and extra-curricular facilities and wishes this to also benefit the wider community.  The school is seeking planning permission for the detailed...

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Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company: We advised Ford Motor Company in relation to the possible redevelopment of its Sports and Social Club in Newbury Park, Redbridge. There have been long-running proposals to provide housing on the site, based upon an assessment in the Redbridge Playing Pitch Strategy, but subject to detailed feasibility studies. Some work was undertaken previously, but it was insufficient to...

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St, George’s Academy, Sleaford – Swimming Pool

St, George’s Academy, Sleaford – Swimming Pool

St. George’s Academy, Sleaford: We are supporting the Academy to develop a swimming pool project. The commission involved undertaking a detailed needs assessment using Sport England’s ‘Assessing Needs and Opportunities Guidance’, producing a business plan to demonstrate the financial viability of the operation and assisting the Academy with the planning application  

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Sports Facilities in Maidstone. A Strategy for the Future

Sports Facilities in Maidstone. A Strategy for the Future

For the past months we’ve been working in the heart of the Garden of England looking to secure sports and leisure provision in Maidstone. We are working with the borough council on an assessment of indoor and outdoor leisure provision, Once again this is linked to the local plan and is to senure that there are sufficient, high quality facilities to meet the needs of the borough now and in...

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Great Cornard Sports Centre

Great Cornard Sports Centre

When one thinks of a leisure or sports centre there’s a temptation to envisage the large, high profile centres such as XCel in Surrey and the Brentwood Centre in Essex.  However, for many people their local sports centre is situated at the nearby secondary school.  These dual use centres provide many grass roots clubs with the base for activity in a no-frills and cost-effective manner. ...

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Return Fixture 3 – Harlow Sports Strategy

Return Fixture 3 – Harlow Sports Strategy

Harlow in Essex has historically been at the forefront of leisure provision.  Way back in 1964 they built the first ever sports centre which was managed by George Torkildsen, the first ever recreation manager. George helped set up the Harlow Sports Trust which owned and operated the centre. In 2003 we worked with our friends at Nortoft on a sports, play and open spaces assessment for Harlow in...

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