BSP Consulting has been appointed to work on a new adventure resort the is expected to be a hit attraction for the UK. The East Midlands based civil and structural engineering company has been selected to work on the multi-million pound resort that is thought to boost the leisure sector significantly.
The planned Afan Valley Adventure Resort which will be located in the South of Wales will be the first of its kind to be constructed in the UK, supplying a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities perfect for those looking for a hint of adrenaline.
The new adventure resort will be based in 500 acres of forests and will have rolling hills of the Afan Valley. The idea for the development has become from Gavin Woodhouse, who is the chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Developments and Peter Moore OBE, the creator of Center Parcs UK and advisor for Alton Towers.
The site will be undergoing range of flood risk assessments and and other drainage strategies in order to ensure that the pre-planning is of a level that would efficient for a construction project of this size before the work to build the facilities begins.
At the Afan Valley Adventure Resort there will be a 100 bedroomed hotel as well as 500 luxury lodges constructed as well as all of the indoor and outdoor adventure facilities. The site is expected to open by the summer of next year and will offer activities such as a Bear Grylls Survival Academy, featuring a variety of tough challenges to test endurance that have been designed by the famous TV survival expert. It is thought that the collection of tough challenges and endurance courses will be one of the big attractions to the South Wales Resort. As well as the Bear Grylls activities there there will be three outdoor ski slopes constructed as well as forest based zip wires and other tree top adventure facilities, bike trails, an Xtreme sport centre and a cutting edge aqua park facility. Also planned is an indoor trampolining space as well as relaxing spas and a central plaza that will be home to a number of bars and restaurants.
BSP Consulting has worked on a range of major leisure parks in the past and will be an asset to the construction of this resort.