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Site visit to 71-72 The Kingsway, Swansea

Event organised by ICE

Date
18 May 2022
Time
18:00 - 19:00 BST (GMT+1)
Location
71-72 The Kingsway
Swansea, SA1 5JE
United Kingdom

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Overview

ICE Wales Cymru West Wales and Swansea City Club hosts a site visit to 71-72 The Kingsway in Swansea.

The aim is to show the early stages of the project with basement slab and pile caps being constructed and explain the challenges faced with the temporary and permanent design and construction sequencing.

This 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, carbon-zero development with two underground levels.
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 Stree
  • a roof terrace
  • greenery throughout the building and a new public space
  • balconies overlooking the city centre and Swansea Bay

Please note that full PPE is a requirement and the visit is limited to 15 people. Confirmation with the organiser will be required following online booking.

Speaker

Mike Timothy

Mike Timothy

Bouygues UK

project director

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Mike Timothy

Mike is a Member EMSC, elected 18/19 and Chair of ICE West Wales and Swansea City Club. He is a chartered civil engineer with a postgraduate in project management. Mike has worked on large and iconic projects in the UK, Middle East, Caribbean and Canada. He started on a traditional route with a main contractor as a site engineer, before moving into project management. He has also worked as a bid manager, a procurement manager and is now as a project director working for Bouygues UK on the Cardiff Innovation Project at Cardiff University. He was a member of the ICE Council in the UAE , where he focused on promoting civil engineering in schools with presentations and open days, and helping universities set up student chapters in the UAE.

For more information please contact:

Eleanor Kelman