|Project Name||Ebbw Vale Sports Centre|
|Project Location||Lime Avenue, Ebbw Vale, NP23 6GL|
|Contract Period||70 weeks|
|Project Start Date (on site)||April 2012|
|Practical Completion||August 2013|
|Type of Work||New build|
|Construction Product||Sports / Leisure Facility|
|Architect||Simon Jennings, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council|
|Engineer(s)||Erik Dirdal, BDP|
|QS/Cost Consultants||Phil Day, Davis Langdon (Aecom)|
|Clerk of Works||Keith Price, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council|
|Structural Engineer||Erik Dirdal, BDP|
|Electrical Engineer||Matthew Mallett, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council|
|Mechanical Engineer||Robin Corneleus / Martin Powell, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council|
|Planning Supervisor||Cath Bone, Davis Langdon (Aecom)|
|Main Contractor||Jon Cooke, Willmott Dixon Construction|
|Building Control||Keith Hallett, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council|
Construction of a new state of the art Leisure Centre incorporating an 8 court sports hall/event hall, fitness suite, free weights room and education suite for collaboration with the nearby schools. The scheme boasts a 25m swimming pool together with a fun pool, speed slide and fun slide. Externally the Leisure Centre has a state of the art full size 3G pitch along with 3G 5-a-side pitches. The building is connected to a district heating main system which provides sustainable (biomass) heat for the swimming pool and other areas.
The building covers 5691m2 and achieved BREEAM Excellent.
The project contributed to the local community by providing Target Recruitment & Training throughout the project life, this provided local residents with job and training opportunities within the project team and on the project itself.