Welsh Government Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure Ken Skates, visited the site of the Afan Valley Adventure Resort in April and praised the ambitious plans to turn the 500-acre site into a multi-million-pound leisure complex.
After a tour of the site and hearing how it will be transformed into an adventure playground featuring a wealth of activities and attractions in one location, Mr Skates said: “I was delighted to get an overview of the early plans for Afan Valley Adventure Resort which clearly demonstrate an ambition and innovation for developing the tourism industry in Wales.
“The project is one that is very much in line with our tourism strategy which identifies the significance of creating a new perception-changing product, as a driver for regeneration, economic growth and jobs. “
The Cabinet Secretary was shown around the site by developers Gavin Woodhouse and Peter Moore of Northern Powerhouse Developments, who explained how the resort will be brought to life and the different elements that will make it such a unique visitor destination.
Mr Skates added: “Afan valley Adventure Resort has significant potential in view of its scale to positively impact the tourism economy within the South Wales region and I was hugely encouraged by what I have seen and heard and look forward to seeing the future development of this inspirational resort over the coming years.”