Ysgol Gynradd Groes-wen Primary School

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 - Redrow Homes Limited

value - £9m

duration - 56 weeks


Architect - Powell Dobson

Engineer - Jubb

Surveyor - Mott MacDonald

The design and construction of a 420 pupil primary school, built to BREEAM excellent for energy and very good overall, including all associated services, drainage, landscaping and external works. The two-storey building comprises of nursery, reception and infant classrooms on the ground floor, with junior classrooms located on the first floor. It features contemporary architecture and a range of amenities accessible to the public. The school is a first of its kind for Wales, providing a dual language stream and a Welsh-medium stream.

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