Planning Solutions Limited
Planning Solutions Limited
Front of house team welcoming visitors
Front of house team welcoming visitors
Ranger team crafting
Ranger team crafting

About Us

Planning Solutions Ltd

CONKERS is managed by Planning Solutions Ltd on behalf of The National Forest Charitable Trust

Planning Solutions Limited creates opportunities in the tourism, leisure and regeneration sectors.

Planning Solutions was established in 1995 and traces its history back to the Rank Group, where it was formerly The Rank Holidays and Hotels Developments division. This division was responsible, amongst many other projects, for the development of the Oasis Forest Holidays product (subsequently acquired by Center Parcs) and the rebranding Warner Leisure Hotels.

Since then, Planning Solutions Limited, has invested in, developed and managed a number of tourism businesses, other than CONKERS, including  Kent Life, The National Brewery Centre (the former Bass Museum in Burton upon Trent), a Super-Tubing adventure experience in Ebbw Vale, the Royal Esplanade Hotel, Vertigo Adventures and Onboard TV an onscreen advertising service on Wightlink Ferries. See  Planning Solutions Limited  for more details of these operations.

Planning Solutions sister company, Planning Solutions Consulting Ltd, is a specialist tourism, leisure and economic development consultancy offering five core services:

  • Business planning (including Heritage Lottery Fund projects)
  • Operational reviews 
  • Visitor experience planning
  • Strategic development
  • Research and evaluation

Planning Solutions Ltd are actively looking for other visitor attractions and leisure businesses to manage – whether through acquisition of private businesses or through operating contracts for public sector facilities.

Please contact us to discuss your potential requirements.

Planning Solutions Ltd, 9 Leigh Road, Havant, Hants, P09 2ES

Tel: 02392 481999.

The National Forest Charitable Trust

The National Forest Charitable Trust is transforming dereliction at the heart of The National Forest and creating environmental, educational and recreational facilities for people to enjoy in perpetuity. The Trust is working closely with the National Forest Company to create the National Forest and ensure its stewardship for future generations.

The Trust was formed by a partnership of private sector individuals with East Midlands Development Agency, Leicestershire County Council, The National Forest Company, North West Leicestershire District Council and the Ashby Woulds Regeneration Forum.

The Trust is a charity constituted as a company limited by guarantee. It has two wholly owned subsidiaries. The Forest Experience Limited is responsible for the operation of CONKERS. The Heart of the National Forest Park Developments Limited is responsible for the creation of the Heart of the Forest woodland park.

For more information about The National Forest Charitable Trust – please click National Forest Charitable Trust.

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