We are delighted to confirm that the plans for Porthcawl Maritime Centre have been given approval by Bridgend councillors. The revised plans for the complex which is to be built on the Cosy Corner site will include a coastal science and discovery centre, cafe, wine bar, roof terrace and microbrewery. The main building will also…

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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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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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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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  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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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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Here’s some Welsh media reaction to our recent £2.1M EU Funding award: Mike Clarke, our Chairman, discusses the project on BBC Radio Wales, Good Morning Wales: https://lnkd.in/dASkGP7 BBC Wales Today:  https://lnkd.in/dTre8cw BBC News Online:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-39029868 ITV News Online:  http://www.itv.com/…/green-light-for-porthcawl-maritime-ce…/ https://www.insidermedia.com/insider/wales/eu-funding-for-flagship-porthcawl-project

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Porthcawl Harbourside CIC, the Community Interest Company developing Porthcawl Maritime Centre, are delighted to announce that full planning permission has been granted for the development.  The Maritime Centre, called Harbourside, will house Porthcawl Sea Cadets and The Welsh Surfing Federation as well as SeaQuest Coastal Science & Discovery Centre and a wealth of leisure and…

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