INTEGRATED TRANSPORT HUB
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 - NEATH PORT TALBOT CBC
VALUE - £4.1M
DURATION - 57 WEEKS
PART OF A REGENERATION STRATEGY
PROMOTE PUBLIC TRANSPORT & MINIMISE COMMUTING TIMES
Engineer - NPT, WSP & Urbanists
The Transport Hub has space for up to six-buses, enabling bus transport to connect with strategic employment sites and education centres along Swansea Bay, Swansea City Centre, residential areas and the valley areas in the hinterland as well as the rail network.
The Works comprise the re-alignment of the A48 Heilbronn Way / Talbot Road main road through Port Talbot, providing a new proposed bus station, taxi rank and drop-off / pick-up bays, whilst providing a generally aesthetically pleasing pedestrian dominated concourse.
Form of Contract - NEC3 Option C