Feasiblity study guide: sport and recreation facilities

The second phase in the facility planning process is the Feasibility Study. The purpose of a feasibility study is to examine the viability of a proposal so that any decision can be informed by objective analysis. The decision may be to implement, amend, refine or abandon the proposal.

It should thoroughly test the practicability of:
o Management options
o Facility components
o Location options
o Technical design options
o Social, economic and environmental sustainability
o Cost

This guide provides practical assistance in undertaking a feasibility study for a proposed sport or recreation facility. It highlights the planning issues that need to be considered, the various ways of gathering information and the outcomes that should be achieved.



Geographic Coverage

Western Australia


2nd editionISBN: 0-9752115-3-6


Copyright owner: State of Western Australia


Department of Sport and Recreation WA: 2007


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