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This template will help organisations managing parks and green spaces to write a business plan

What is this guide and who is it for?

A business plan sets out your objectives, your values, what you will do, how it will be paid for and how you will make your park or green space accessible to local people and other potential users.

This template sets out the different sections you should include in your Business Plan and gives guidance on what content to include in each section. This includes information on your Business plan structure, competitor analysis, advice on earning income, risks and mitigations and much more.

The document also aims to make you familiar with financial terminology and provides further reading.

This resource will be of use to anyone involved in managing a park or green space.

What will I learn?

  • A chapter by chapter guide to writing a business plan for a park or green space
  • Carrying out competitor analysis
  • Conducting market research
  • Your offer and USP
  • Explaining your Social purpose
  • Finances and income generation
  • People and resources
  • Building partnerships
  • Risks and mitigations
  • Governance and legal issues

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