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Experience & Case Studies


Blue Sea Consulting’s specialist consultancy services have been sought on a diverse range of projects. We work with both the private and public sector.


Some of our private sector clients include:


ClydeportPeelPatron Capital PartnersKnight FrankING Real EstateGVASavills


In the public sector we have worked with Local Authorities and Urban Regeneration Companies to deliver marine tourism and regeneration projects. Our clients include:


Riverside InverclydeNorth Ayrshire CouncilDumfries and GallowayScottish EnterpriseN E 1 newcastleIrvine bayArgyll and Bute Council


Case Studies


The following case studies provide an overview of the type of work Blue Sea Consulting undertake:



James Watt Dock Marina Project:

James Watt Dock Marina, Greenock

Client: Peel Group (Clydeport Plc) / Riverside Inverclyde
Location: Greenock, Inverclyde


Blue Sea Consulting were retained to provide feasibility studies on four potential marina sites on the Greenock Waterfront. An options appraisal was carried out which changed the priorities of the project leading to the development of the marina at James Watt Dock.


  • Initial scheme viability assessments
  • Master planning and design
  • Management carried out by Blue Sea Marinas Ltd 2011 - 2017


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Campbeltown Loch Berthing Facility Project:

Campbeltown Loch Berthing Facility

Client: Argyll & Bute Council
Location: Campbeltown, Argyll


Working with Fairhurst and GVA, Blue Sea Consulting analysed the local market facilities to design an improved layout for the proposed berthing facility. This was subsequently developed to Full Business Case (FBC).


  • Marina and Waterfront Facility Design
  • Procurement advice
  • Market research


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Newcastle City Marina Project:

Newcastle City Marina

Client: Newcastle NE1
Location: Newcastle


Blue Sea Consulting is retained by NE1 to produce Health & Safety guidance and management advice on the running of a new city centre pontoon facility.


  • Operational Audit
  • Management


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Stranraer Marina, Stranraer Project:

Stranraer Marina

Client: Dumfries & Galloway Council
Location: Stranraer, Dumfries


We were initially asked by the Council to review the proposed waterfront development and advise on how best to expand the marina to support the regeneration of Stranraer. Subsequently BSC LLP were instructed to provide input into the onshore facilities and provide advice on the refit of the marina.


  • Master planning input
  • Procurement
  • Marina and waterfront facility design


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Hayle Marina, Cornwall Project:

Hayle Marina

Client: ING / RGA Consulting (now GVA)
Location: Hayle, Cornwall


BSC LLP were instructed to review the options for marina development in Hayle. This included the development of a business plan for the marina as well as an analysis of the tourism impact.


  • Market research
  • Marina design
  • Business planning


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