/ New Climbing Centre for Milton Keynes
The aim is to build a climbing centre of national importance and create a friendly, professionally run centre with some fantastic indoor climbing.
Terms have been agreed on a 1,500sqm unit in Kingston - that’s conveniently opposite the giant Tescos and not far from the M1 for those that know the area. The project is currently at the planning stage and if you’d like to lend us your support (which could be crucial) then you can do it on line by following this link:
The centre will feature:
• 1,200sqm of climbing initially and more to follow
• Several roped climbing areas with routes up to 11m long
• Huge bouldering area including some large freestanding boulders
• Dedicated group areas with a mini caving system & high ropes course
• Café, shop & meeting area
• Separate kid’s climbing area
We are currently working on some exciting designs for the various sections of climbing wall and we’d really welcome your suggestions for the design process either through this forum or by e-mail to email@example.com
We are also keen to hear from local climbers who feel they might have something to offer whether you have building skills, instructor qualifications or you’d just like to get involved then please feel free to get in touch.
Hopefully we will have a web site up & running soon and we will use this to post updates on the project as well as plans and images of the wall designs.
We expect to open the centre in May/June 2010
Excellent, thanks for the support. We've gone to a lot of trouble on the planning front as we are well aware that this is where a lot of potential projects fail.
However, public support counts for a lot and any support you or your fellow climbers can give via the link above can only help our case.
Great. I will keep an eye on this.
This is great news - good luck with making it happen. I've posted positive comments to the council using your link.
I wish you the very best of luck and hope to see you when the wall is built.
All the best
Beacons a great centre, if MK is anything like one of the rooms i'll be there a few nights a week
emailed you a while ago about the MK project. I'm now living in towcester. I'm a rock climbing instructor with the military and have single pitch award and route setters certificate. Lots of outdoor experience, UK and worldwide. Organised, judged and belayed at alot of military indoor comps. And am on the Royal Air Force Mountaineering Association committee.
Would like to get involved. How is the project coming on?
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