Marvel Limited, the company behind the proposal, is reportedly set to invest £450 million into the ski centre in Rhydycar West near Merthyr Tydfil, as well as a number of other leisure facilities. The plans span a 575 acre site on the edge of the Brecon Beacon’s National Park, 45 minutes from Cardiff.
If this project is successful it will become the longest slope in the UK.
The proposals also include plans for:
The largest indoor water park in the UK alongside an indoor surf simulator
An indoor bike and skate park
An equestrian centre
A survivor adventure park, aimed at families and for corporate team bonding, as well as an air park and zip line
Log cabin and yurt accommodation
Two new hotels, with spa and conference facilities, as well as retail and restaurant units
An element of residential development An informal public consultation exercise with the local community will be launched next month, which will help shape a planning application and statutory public consultation next year.