TS Dragon Now Open!

We are delighted to announce that TS Dragon, our promotional and events hub, has been completed and is now open. The new facility, located on Cosy Corner on the site of the Porthcawl Maritime Centre, will be the focal point for information about the project, marketing and events. Commenting on the new facility, Mark Bryant,…

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Aquathlon First for Porthcawl

On Sunday 3rd June, Porthcawl became a British Triathlon venue by hosting the first Aquathlon to be held in the town. Organised by SeaQuest and recognised by the British Triathlon Federation, the event was a free GO TRI novice event consisting of a 400m sea swim followed by a 3K run along the promenade. In…

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SeaQuest celebrates World Ocean Day

SeaQuest joined hundreds of organisations around the world to celebrate World Oceans Day with a series of events focused on bringing the community together to enjoy and help protect the sea around our coast. The first event was the SeaQuest Celebration Bay Swim from the Pier slipway to Coney Beach. 65 swimmers of all ages…

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Harbour Quarter Porthcawl News: April 2018.

Our SeaQuest team are busy delivering a range of beach and indoor Coastal Science and Discovery sessions, including Coastal Crusader and Beach Discovery workshops, together with sessions on the beach for schools. During April, we have some fantastic events lined up including our Family Fun beach event on Tuesday 3rd April, from 11.00am to 1.00pm,…

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Harbourside News!

Porthcawl Harbourside CIC are delighted to announce that we have achieved one of our major aims and goals to become a registered charity. Our new status reflects our future vision for the company.  We remain committed to the Maritime Centre Project as well as a wider remit to facilitate further regeneration, creating learning and development…

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Another milestone for Porthcawl Harbourside CIC as Crane installation is completed at Porthcawl Marina!

Porthcawl Harbourside CIC, the Community Interest Company developing Porthcawl Maritime Centre, are delighted to announce that our Boat Lift installation has been completed at Porthcawl Marina. The successful installation signals another milestone for Porthcawl Harbourside CIC. The new crane was manufactured by Italian firm Ascom and installed by Anthony Laverton (Marine Equipment Trader) who has…

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Harbourside News: January 2018.

  A very Happy New Year, everyone! We are delighted to confirm that work has now begun on site at Cosy Corner, with the first dig for our temporary buildings having taken place.  The temporary buildings will also contain an exhibition area which will display plans, illustrations and models of Porthcawl Maritime Centre together with…

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2017: An eventful year for Porthcawl Harbourside CIC!

As the end of 2017 approaches and we look forward to Christmas and New Year festivities, we at Harbourside are reflecting on a very busy year and are also pleased to announce the latest exciting progress on The Maritime Centre project. 2017 began with our successful EU funding award news. SeaQuest have had an incredibly…

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Green Light for Porthcawl Maritime Centre!

Minister for Skills and Science, Julie James, has announced that a flagship development for Porthcawl has taken another step forward after receiving the green light for £2.1 million EU funding. The £5.5 millionPorthcawl Maritime Centre is part of the Welsh Government’s wider Tourism Attractor Destination programme which aims to create 11 must visit destinations across…

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