BETWS PRIMARY SCHOOL & ysgol gynradd gymraeg calon y cymoedd

New Build
First in the UK
Surf Bristol Ltd

Construction of a 200m inland Surf Lake using ground-breaking Wavegarden cove technology – the first of its kind in the UK. This exciting facility will generate up to 1,000 quality waves per hours, ranging from 50cm (1.7ft) to almost 2m (6.5ft) in height.

The new build also includes an education centre for schools and colleges, a café and bar, a surf shop. There’s also external works for landscaped gardens and car parks

client - bridgend cbc

value - £10m

duration - 104 weeks

breeam excellent

Architect, Surveyor & Engineer - Bridgend CBC

Constructed on the site of the original Betws Primary School the project consists of two one form entry schools split into an English-medium (394 pupils) and a Welsh-medium (379 pupils) school.

The new school will create modern learning space, incorporating: classrooms, receptions class rooms, nursery classes, SEN rooms, clockrooms and WCs, community rooms, shared hall and kitchen, teacher offices and staff rooms.

Each building will have its own outdoor teaching space.

The English Medium School was awarded the LABC (Bridgend) Best Educational Award 2018.

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