Commercial Development – Wedding Venue and LeisureLocation:
Tunnels Beaches, Crewkhorn, Ilfracombe, North Devon
This is a high profile wedding venue constructed at the base of a cliff in a sheltered cove, accessed via hand carved tunnels through the cliffs. The site provided a challenge due to restricted access for plant and materials. Structure was therefore designed with ease of handling in mind.
Foundations and major retaining walls presented a design challenge. The superstructure is of steel frame construction, using retaining walls tied to the cliffs for support.
The development is owned and run by Tunnels Beaches Ltd. and has been shortlisted for the South West 'Wedding Venue of the Year' Award.