Project NameEbbw Vale Sports Centre    
Project LocationLime Avenue, Ebbw Vale, NP23 6GL
Contract Period70 weeks
Project Start Date (on site)April 2012
Practical CompletionAugust 2013
Contract Value£15,212,155
Type of WorkNew build
Construction ProductSports / Leisure Facility
ArchitectSimon Jennings, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Engineer(s)Erik Dirdal, BDP
QS/Cost ConsultantsPhil Day, Davis Langdon (Aecom)
Clerk of WorksKeith Price, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Structural EngineerErik Dirdal, BDP
Electrical EngineerMatthew Mallett, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Mechanical EngineerRobin Corneleus / Martin Powell, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Planning SupervisorCath Bone, Davis Langdon (Aecom)
Main ContractorJon Cooke, Willmott Dixon Construction
Building ControlKeith Hallett, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Project Overview

pool-viewConstruction 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.

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council – Ebbw Vale Sports Centre

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