Step forward for Ilfracombe sports project

PLANS for new sports facilities in Ilfracombe and a new ground for the town's football club have taken another step forward following the appointment of specialist consultants. Sports Solutions GB, a consultancy specialising in sports facility developmen

PLANS for new sports facilities in Ilfracombe and a new ground for the town's football club have taken another step forward following the appointment of specialist consultants.Sports Solutions GB, a consultancy specialising in sports facility development projects, will project manage the development of the new facilities, to include a full-size artificial grass pitch, new changing rooms and a youth resource centre. Efforts to make the project a reality have been going on for several years and it is hoped once complete it will provide much needed amenities for the town and surrounding areas.As part of the project Ilfracombe Town FC will be moving to a new ground at the Killacleave site.The team from Sports Solutions GB is based at the Transform offices in Ilfracombe and has begun work on a feasibility study, to include a needs analysis and viability assessment, followed by site plans, designs and the completion of grant funding bids. "We are delighted to have been appointed to project manage this important scheme for Ilfracombe," said Chris Bevan, managing director of Sports Solutions GB. "Our team's specialist experience in feasibility studies leading to the delivery of high quality, viable sports facilities will help to ensure the project is delivered on time and on budget.

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