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71-72 The Kingsway: high-tech office development site visit

Event organised by ICE

Date
30 October 2023
Time
18:00 - 19:00 GMT
Location
71-72 The Kingsway
Swansea, SA1 5JE
United Kingdom

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Overview

Following the first visit in 2022 this is an opportunity to see the progress of the building construction including the installation of the last of the structural elements, the façade elements, internal fit out and M&E elements of the construction. This will be a joint meeting between the ICE Wales Cymru West Wales and Swansea City Club and the Early Careers committee and will follow up with refreshments at the Zinco Lounge in Swansea from 19:00.

71-72 The kingsway is a major new high-tech office development that will provide space for 600 jobs at the former Oceana nightclub site on The Kingsway in Swansea city centre. The scheme will feature flexible co-working and office opportunities for innovative tech, digital and creative sector businesses. It will be a five-storey RC frame with curtain wall and cladding façade, internal fit out and associated M&E and with 2 storeys constructed below the ground floor making it a challenging project from the start.

The scheme will include:

  • 114,000 square feet of commercial floorspace
  • state-of-the-art digital connectivity and integration with smart city technology
  • conference and meeting facilities, with potential links to the Swansea Arena
  • public access
  • a new pedestrian link between The Kingsway and Oxford Street
  • a roof terrace
  • greenery throughout the building and a new public space
  • balconies overlooking the city centre and Swansea Bay

Please note:

Full PPE is a requirement of the visit.

The event is limited to 15 people, confirmation with the organiser will be required following booking.

To register for this event, email Mike Timothy via the 'book now' button or [email protected] 

Speaker

Mike Timothy

Mike Timothy

Bouygues UK

project director

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Mike Timothy

Mike is a Project Director for Bouygues UK based in South Wales but is also in a volunteer role as the current Chairman of the ICE Cymru, West Wales and Swansea City and a Fellow of the ICE who will facilitate this panel discussion. He has spent his career on building and Civil Projects around the world and returned to his home town of Swansea in 2017 to continue his career. As Wales has some of the best natural resources in the world to produce green energy he felt it was important to highlight how Wales is contributing towards the global targets of Net Zero.

He, along with fellow Engineers, have put these panel discussions together to help promote Wales to be loud and proud.

For more information please contact:

Sara Horrell