Wildfox Resorts Group has retained Lime Transport as part of the wider Afan Valley resort delivery team.
Lime Transport, based in Penarth, will be responsible for advising on transport planning aspects of the project, and liaison with key stakeholders including Neath Port Talbot Council, Bridgend County Borough Council, and Welsh Government.
Lime Transport has strong working relationships with sub-consultants based within South Wales and provide advice to a range of clients across the region within the residential, commercial, leisure, and education sectors. The transport consultants have previously worked on the application for the Afan Valley Resort.
Meet the team:
Andy Roberts (Director)
Andy has 30 years’ experience of the transport and land use development planning process. He works with both public and private sector developers providing advice on a wide variety of schemes throughout the UK and overseas. His experience predominantly includes assessing project feasibility, identifying the scope and extent of the likely development impact and preparing documents to support planning applications together with the negotiation of legal agreements.
Lizzie Clark (Senior Transport Planner)
Lizzie has over five years’ experience in the planning and development process, having worked for a residential developer prior to specialising in transport planning. Lizzie has a good understanding of the development process and has been involved in compiling and submitting planning applications for a range of development projects.
Sam Lee (Transport Planner)
Sam graduated with an Honours Degree in Geography from Liverpool University in 2021. Since joining Lime Transport, Sam has been involved in producing and assessing the transport impacts of a range of developments across the UK.
Director at Lime Transport, Andy Roberts, commented: "As a local business, we are delighted to be involved in such a transformation project and the whole team is excited to help progress the delivery of Wildfox Resorts in the Afan Valley.”
About Wildfox Resorts
The Afan Valley resort will be the first of its kind in the UK and will be the single biggest investment in tourism, regeneration and landscape restoration in Wales, creating over 1,000 jobs in construction and in operation.
Wildfox Resorts Afan Valley will offer an adventure-filled escape for all ages who wish to take part in a range of activities including mountain biking, walking and cycling trails, canyoning, zip wires, climbing, bouldering, family adventure pool and electric off-road experiences to name a few. For those looking for a more relaxing stay or some well-deserved rest and recovery, the resort will offer a unique spa as well as a selection of restaurants and bars that champion regional produce.
Guests will be able to choose between a range of high-quality lodges or stay within the bespoke hotel and our Wildfox apartments, all set within the stunning Welsh valley with easy access to the motorway and rail networks.
About Lime Transport
Lime Transport was set up in 2015 and advises on all aspects of transport planning. We provide supporting evidence for planning applications for the successful delivery of developments with extensive experience of producing area wide transport strategies considering the needs of pedestrians, cyclists and public transport users. This includes identifying key active travel destinations and assessing the suitability of these pedestrian and cyclist routes to inform Healthy Streets Assessments. We also advise on cycle and car parking, road safety and traffic management.