Donation in memory of Mumbles RFC stalwart, Peter Hixson
Peter Hixson, a stalwart of Mumbles RFC who is sadly no longer with us, will be remembered through the new developments in Underhill Park after his son, Rob Hixson, made a donation in Peter’s name.
Mallard Chartered Surveyors donates to Go Underhill
Mallard Chartered Surveyors has made a fantastic £6,500 donation to Go Underhill. The company has been trading in Mumbles for 10 years and see the donation as a way of thanking the community for their support.
Centrus Communities teams up with Go Underhill
Centrus Communities, the community support arm of a London based financial services group, has made a fantastic £15,000 donation to Go Underhill, through its co-founder and CEO, Phil Jenkins.
Extra changing rooms are half way there!
MCA are delighted to announce that enough funding has been found to enable the waterproof shell for changing rooms 5 & 6 to be built as part of the current contract with T.A.D. Builders. Funding is still being sought to enable their fit-out.
Digging in at Underhill
Construction work on the new facilities being developed in Underhill Park got underway today, with representatives from the charity behind it, Mumbles Community Association, and from a major funder, Mumbles Community Council, on site to mark the ground being broken...
Underhill is ‘Go’
The construction contract for a large portion of the Phase 1 elements of Go Underhill has been let to T.A.D. Builders Ltd. Work is scheduled to start on site on 17 January and will take approximately 12 months to complete.
Update on Underhill construction tenders
MCA Trustees are now assessing the four completed tenders received for the construction of the Phase 1 developments at Underhill Park, which are all over the original budget due to the cost impacts of Brexit and COVID.
Tender invitations out for Phase 1 building works
Exciting news, the Invitation to Tender (ITT) paperwork has gone out, with tenders due to be returned in six weeks’ time. MCA hope to announce the outcome of the tender process in late November 2021
Cracker 7’s shows level of support for Go Underhill
MCA Trustees were thrilled by the level of support for Go Underhill, and the donations given to help it happen, by people enjoying the Cracker 7’s rugby event over August Bank Holiday weekend.
Go Underhill gets a step closer
Go Underhill is a step closer to getting underway after Mumbles Community Council formally signed off on their significant contribution to the project at their meeting on 13 July
£250k from Welsh Government to enhance Underhill Park development
Welsh Government have awarded MCA a grant of £250k through its Communities Facilities Programme for enhancing the development of Underhill Park
Application made for minor amendments to Planning approval
Mumbles Community Association has submitted an application for a number of ‘minor material amendments’ to the planning application, which was approved by Swansea Council in November 2019