The Golf Village Luxury Lodge Development

Project: The Golf Village Luxury Lodge Development, Pwllheli, North Wales
Client: Hafan y Mor (Haven Parks)
Duration: 3 months

Project Goal:
To create an exclusive retreat area within an existing park, providing space for luxury sea-view lodges that overlook a private golf course. It was essential that the landscaping enhanced the natural beauty of the area. This was phase one of an on-going contract.

Works included:

  • Site clearance and environmental mitigation.
  • Constructing surfaced roads.
  • Building 20ft x 40ft concrete bases with raised decking areas.
  • Installing new services, including 63mm water and gas mains,
  • plus electric feed from an existing transformer unit.
  • Using local slate to create unique seating areas.
  • Constructing durable, fixed, paved and limestone decking areas.
  • Creating landscaped mounds and soft fencing to separate units and convey a feel of privacy.
  • Use of stones and paving to create a softer ‘beach’ feel.
  • Lighting the landscaped areas.

Project Challenges:

  • Assisting designers in implementing and mitigating design challenges.
  • Working in a fully operational park, giving due consideration to patrons.
  • Heavily restricted working hours, including no early starts.
  • Short project timeframe.
  • Tight Budget.
  • Working close to a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).
  • Environmental mitigation.
  • Tree protection.
  • Installing a sewage pump station in a low point under the water table.

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