Wildfox Adventure Resort - Press Statement

Updated: 1 day ago



As experienced investors with a proven track record in delivery, Salamanca Group are committed to delivering the Afan Valley leisure resort project to create a transformational regeneration project in Neath Port Talbot, South Wales.


Martin Bellamy, Chairman and CEO of the Salamanca Group confirmed We are creating a new team with the expertise, finance and capability to deliver the Wildfox Resort to achieve positive social and environmental benefits for local communities. We appreciate the complexities of this project, the frustrations and disappointments of the past and understand what is required to turn it around.”


Ben Lloyd, Pure Advisory Group expanded As a partner in the new Wildfox team, I can confirm we have been successful in securing the finance required to progress the project and are excited to bringing the resort forward’".


Claire Pearce, Director of Planning and Economic Development added "We look forward to working collaboratively with Neath Port Talbot Council, stakeholders and the community, to gain momentum and generate tangible action to achieve real progress. We will be creating a new development team, driven by a new delivery programme to refresh the planning information, and commence preparatory work onsite".


Karen Jones, Chief Executive of Neath Port Talbot Council commented "The Council has been working with the applicant and their agents for some time to ensure that sufficient information is submitted to enable the council’s Planning Committee to thoroughly assess the proposed development when it is reported for determination. As part of this process, officers have been providing advice and guidance to ensure that benefits associated with the proposed development are maximised and potential impacts minimised."


Peter Moore OBE confirmed, "I am delighted to be working with the new team to bring this project forward and remain passionate about the potential of the resort".