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 - ceredigion cc
value - £5m
duration - 90 weeks
new build & refurbishment contract
Architect - Lawray
Engineer - Buro Happold
Surveyor - Gleeds
The works included the refurbishment and extension of the existing theatre and external buildings.
The theatre houses a flexible 250-seat auditorium for drama, music, cinema and social use. A dedicated 146-seat cabaret style theatre/cinema.
The theatre also contains; rehearsal studio space, cafe and bar bar, a box office and visual arts exhibition space.
Adjacent buildings were refurbished to provide a multi-media centre.
The development has had a significant beneficial impact on the local community and now sees some 5000 visitors per week coming through the doors.
Form of Contract - JCT