Business Planning

Witchford Council, Cambridgeshire, 2009

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Community facilities review and audit

  • Comprehensive engagement and research programme
  • Comprehensive review and audit of thirteen existing community facilities
  • Market research
  • Community consultation – face to face interviews, online surveys, postal surveys
  • Focus groups
  • Strategic planning
  • Fundraising scoping
  • Final report

Lindner plc, London, 2012-13

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UK subsidiary of leading European fit-out and facade construction company

  • Research into specialist markets
  • Horizontal and vertical market analysis
  • Competitor research
  • Marketing planning
  • Sector analysis
  • Media recommendations
  • Design and production of marketing collateral

Hylton Castle & Dene, Sunderland, 2014-15

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HLF Heritage Grant Round 2 Project Conceptualisation, Governance Options Appraisal, Business Plan and Activity Plan

Working with Sunderland City Council and English Heritage, Tricolor was responsible for creating the Vision Statement for this medieval castle, set within a wooded Dene, which is being redeveloped into the first youth-led heritage and skill-building attraction in the UK.

Our other work included the future governance Options Appraisal into spin out management structures (e.g. Community Interest Company vs Charitable Trust vs long-term outsourcing to management provider), a project Business Plan and 10 Year Business and Commercial Strategy, an Activity and Learning Plan and the Branding and Marketing […]

The Bury Guildhall & Gardens, Suffolk, 2014-15

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HLF Heritage Grant Round 2 Project Conceptualisation, Business Plan, Interpretation Plan and Activity Plan

Tricolor developed the full business and financial model for a brand new heritage visitor attraction in this ancient Guildhall, undertaking spatial review and options appraisals, advising on future governance structures and full income stream projections.


This includes community gardens in the town centre that will be an attraction in their own right, sharing with people the significant heritage of the landscape in and around Bury. Specialist projects are planned such as garden design and volunteer programme for adults with disabilities as well as growing local produce […]

The Rose Playhouse, Bankside, London, 2013-14

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HLF Project Conceptualisation, Business Plan, and Activity Plan

Tricolor has developed the full HLF Activity and Business Plans for the Trust in support of its Round 2 bid to excavate the remains of the historic 16thC theatre and then develop a thriving heritage visitor attraction at the site. Our role was to undertake a preliminary options appraisal with potential partners and advise on governance and management structures in light of their HLF bid.

We were responsible for developing the full Vision Statement for the Rose including a revised mission statement, aims, strategic objectives and KPIs. As part of the business plan, all […]