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 - £2.5m
duration - 41 weeks
highly sensitive environment
Architect & Engineer - Atkins
Surveyor - Synergy Bare Leaning & Bare
Margam Country Park is a multi-layered site of outstanding historical importance, with both Grade I and II buildings.
In order to conserve the important buildings and structures within the park and increase visitor numbers, funding was secured via the Heritage Lottery Fund, the European Regional Development Fund and NPTCBC.
We undertook major conservation and refurbishment work to the; Castle Terrace Garden and Walls, Broadwalk and Steps, Bamboo Garden, Rills and Ponds, South Ha-Ha, Orangery Terrace, Temple of Four Seasons, Vine House, Chapter House and Ivy Cottage.
The park remained open to the public whilst works were carried out.
Form of Contract - JCT