Bouygues UK has broken ground on the first phase of a major regeneration project on the Carmarthenshire coast.
by Rory Butler / March 8, 2023
The firm will deliver Zone One of the multi-million-pound Pentre Awel project in Llanelli, Wales.
Pentre Awel is the first development of its scope and size in Wales, led by Carmarthenshire County Council and part-funded by the Swansea Bay City Deal (£40 million).
It will bring together business, research, education, community healthcare and leisure facilities in one location.
As part of Zone One, five buildings will house the following:
- aquatics centre and sports hall
- multipurpose sports/fitness rooms/gym
- education and training facilities
- clinical delivery, research and innovation, business space
Zones Two and Three will see 370 units built for assisted living. Zone Four will bring a new hotel and housing.
Zone One is due for completion in Autumn 2024.
The entire scheme is expected to boost the local economy by £467 million over the next 15 years.
Bouygues UK was appointed via the South West Wales Regional Contractors Framework.
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