Manchester is getting a huge all season beach and water park.
Therme Manchester, the wellbeing resort has announced it be bringing an all-season beach to Greater Manchester.
The plans for the new Manchester water park were initially announced in 2020 and now more details have been revealed.
The £250m development will be located at Trafford City and will include a ‘next generation’ waterpark, thermal bathing and a wellbeing spa, these include immersive digital art, an on-site urban farm and botanical gardens.
It has now been revealed that Therme Manchester will also feature the UK’s first all-season beach with lapping waves.
The project aims to be more than just a waterpark and spa, but to create an integrated experience to benefit physical and mental health. Using the very latest technology they intend to make the development even more sustainable and deliver additional exciting features for visitors.
This includes the world’s first living waterslides with a 3D printed superstructure to house thousands of plants and trees, as part of its ‘next generation’ water park area.
Visitors can expect a dedicated family zone with a wave pool, waterslides, indoor and outdoor pools and lots of fun.
There will be an adults-only area with swim-up bars, warm-water lagoons, mineral baths, steam rooms and a sauna, along with a variety of classes.
The whole site will be the size of 19 football pitches and include 20 pools, 35 waterslides and the newly announced beach.
Originally due to be completion in 2023 it is now expected to open in 2025.
Stelian Iacob, Senior Vice President of Therme Group and CEO of Therme Group UK has said “Our commitment to bring Therme Manchester to the UK is as strong as ever”
“Expert independent studies have shown the hugely positive economic and social impact that Therme Manchester will have, helping to create jobs, economic prosperity and bringing health and wellbeing to the daily lives of millions of guests.”
James Whittaker, Executive Director of Development at Peel L&P said: “We are proud to be working in partnership with Therme Group to develop this exceptional wellbeing resort in TraffordCity. Therme Manchester will lead the way in health and wellbeing and with the updated plans now including the UK’s first all-season urban beach and the world’s first living waterslides, we are excited to continue working with Therme Manchester to deliver this innovative health and wellbeing experience in TraffordCity, the UK’s foremost retail, leisure and commercial destination.”
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