Bouygues UK major regeneration project near Wales coast


Bouygues UK has broken ground on the first phase of a major regeneration project on the Carmarthenshire coast. 

Wales coast.
by Rory ButlerMarch 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  

What else? 

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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