We are very pleased to inform you that the main contractor for the iconic academy building has been appointed - The following is a Gwynedd Council Press Release:
Wynne Construction to build the National Sailing Academy and Events Centre at Pwllheli
A north Wales company has been appointed by Gwynedd Council to construct the iconic National Sailing Academy and Events Centre building at Pwllheli.
The contract between Gwynedd Council and Wynne Construction allows the work on site to begin in April 2014 with the construction period to last 12 months.
This latest contract completes the package of contracts associated with the £8.3 million National Sailing Academy and Events Centre project, which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government. The road development is completed and the marine works is currently underway within the harbour.
The National Sailing Academy and Events Centre building will consist of a main hall for sailing and community uses, training and educational rooms and catering facilities. It will provide excellent on land facilities, in an iconic building, to complement the world class sailing waters in Cardigan Bay.
Gwynedd Council has previously worked with Wynne Construction on a number of highly successful projects such as the Ysgol yr Hendre project in Caernarfon.
Councillor John Wynn Jones, Gwynedd Council’s Cabinet Member with responsibility for the Economy said: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to work with Wynne Construction on such a high profile project.
“The company has a strong reputation for employing local workers and supporting local contractors, and we are looking forward to working with them to implement the community benefits incorporated into the contract to make sure that the local workforce and local businesses make the most of this major investment in the local area
“We envisage that the project will bring long term economic and community benefits to Pwllheli and surrounding area.”
The Pwllheli National Sailing Academy and Events Centre is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government.