Swansea Building Society has donated £10,000 to the redevelopment of the facilities in Underhill Park, to protect and enhance the asset for the local community and visitors.
To facilitate a start on the construction of Changing Rooms 5 & 6, Mumbles RFC have agreed to allow some further partial demolition of their existing home team changing rooms. Temporary facilities are being provided by T.A.D. to replace those lost.
A £5,000 donation from former Mumbles RFC 1st XV player Nick Hansard, together with a £3,000 donation from Surfside Cafes and another significant donation, brings the prospect of completing all of the changing rooms in Phase 1 a big step closer.
Mumbles Community Association and been welcomed as a new member of the Welsh Sports Association (WSA), the membership body for the sport and leisure industry in Wales which aims to facilitate the prosperity of the sector
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 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, 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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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