THE WORKS AT EBBW VALE

Location: Ebbw Vale, UK | Client: Blaenau Gwent Council / The Works

2019 future trends in the tourism industry…

We wanted to take this opportunity to wish all our customers a Happy New Year! It was a massively busy year in 2018, with various projects being completed across the globe. But what does 2019 hold for the tourism industry? We’ve put our top 3 things to look out for...

Ride the future with Google!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HK1s0OKrx_E We saw this great video of a ride Google has created at CES 2019! What a great idea, and visually shows how AI is slowly improving how we live our lives! How long will it be before our theme park visits are all planned out...

We’ll see you at DEAL 2018!

Has it already been a year since we last visited the beautiful city of Dubai? We can’t believe it either, but what an action-packed 12 months it’s been! Time certainly flies when you’re having fun. We are really looking forward to catching up with all our friends and...

Virtual Queuing – The future of visitor attractions?

Here at Saturn Imagineering, we are always keeping our ‘fingers on the pulse’ when it comes to the latest news happening in the visitor attraction world. One story that really caught our eye recently was the increasing usage of virtual queuing systems,...

The three biggest global trends in theme parks

  Leisure trends the world over are influenced by culture, disposable income and local infrastructure, which of course, vary widely. But there are three trends in theme parks which I’m seeing consistently across all markets, and which I’m confident are set to continue...

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The Works is a £350 million project, so the ambitions are high. Once completed, the development aims to bring around 720 new homes to Blaenau Gwent and generate 2000 new jobs. Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council want to ensure the proposed masterplan maximises social, economic and environmental benefits for local people. Saturn provided proposals for three of the basements on the site known as Annealer and Nos. 3 & 4 ETL.

These basements form part of the Master Plan for the The Works at Ebbw Vale that proposes a mix of uses including the Learning Campus, Local General Hospital, Leisure Centre and Sports Pitches, a Theatre, high quality offices and around 500 homes. Mixed-use areas will be predominantly residential with local amenities. The Learning Campus and the Hospital are catalysts for regeneration of the Steelworks site and will be beacons for the regeneration of Blaenau Gwent as a whole.

The Works is a vibrant and distinctive development in the heart of Blaenau Gwent, South Wales, the regeneration project to redevelop the former Ebbw Vale steelworks site connecting locals and visitors to the greener things in life. Saturn have been employed to create three distinctive new leisure zones within the complex.

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