Project Description

Local Authority Park 2

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

Transforming just I/3rd of a large community and sports park into a groundbreaking winter sports and adventure park, at no cost to the council.

REASON FOR UPGRADE:

To give the council something exceptional for their residents as well as attracting thousands of visitors from adjoining boroughs and further afield.

CLIENT:

Local Authority

CLIENT OBJECTIVE:
  • To create the UK’s No 1 Winter Sports Centre, thereby giving opportunities to local residents; schools and community groups.
  • To attract a ‘blue chip’ operator that generates an income for the council as well as creating significant employment opportunities for local residents.
  • To enhance the lifestyle value of the borough, making it a more desirable place to live and work.
  • To give local residents opportunities they would never have expected, and to help a young person one day represent the UK in the Winter Olympics:
  • To keep people active and well with fun outdoor adventures and activities.
PROJECT LENGTH:

4 – 5 years from start to finish

THE PLANS:

The finished project will include the following …

  • The UK’s longest dry ski slope at 650m, featuring the revolutionary pro slope surface.
  • The UK’s longest toboggan run at 782m.
  • 135m ski lift. • 300 m2 of an outdoor climbing wall.
  • 320m of Zip wires. • 1462m of mountain bike trails.
  • Refurbished and extended clubhouse to act as a visitor centre.
  • Astroturf Rugby pitch.
  • New car park.
  • Water recycling zone.
  • New wildflower areas.
  • 1000 new trees.
PROJECT SIZE:

The project covers 45 acres and involves the importation of 750,000 m3 of environmentally approved soil.

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