MODERNISATION OF HIRWAUN FIRE STATION



New Build
£15m
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 - SOUTH WALES FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE

VALUE - £1M

DURATION - 26 WEEKS

BREEAM EXCELLENT

Award Winning Project

Architect - Willdig Lammie Partnership

Engineer - Austin Partnership

Surveyor - Rhomco

The project involved design, build and modernisation of an existing working station, which contains; muster areas, office space, briefing / training room, gym and recreational areas, appliance bays and features a new training tower 

The new Station contains; muster areas, office space, briefing / training room, gym and recreational areas, appliance bays and features a new training tower.

The Station is highly efficient having renewable requirements including; a rainwater harvesting system, solar thermal panels and ‘green’ roof.

Best Light Industrial Building, Most Functional Building and Overall Winner Rural & Industrial Design & Building

Best Commercial Building at the LABC Regional Building Excellence Awards

Form of Contract - JCT