Fitting contract stays Welsh

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South Wales office design and fit–out specialist Office Visions has secured the contract to furnish the entire new £23m Parc y Scarlets Stadium at Llanelli.

South Wales office design and fit–out specialist Office Visions has secured the contract to furnish the entire new £23m Parc y Scarlets Stadium at Llanelli. It is the second major contract of its kind for the Cardiff company, which also won the contract to design and fit out the offices, VIP suites and conference areas at Swansea's Liberty Stadium. Simon Gambarini, managing director of Office Visions, said: "The Scarlets' new stadium fit–out has been the most prestigious contract of its kind in Wales this year and we are clearly delighted to have been selected. The experience we gained at the Liberty Stadium played an important part in our success, which was again achieved against strong competition. We are now in the unique position of having secured the two most prestigious sports arena contracts awarded to our industry in the last three years. "Office Visions has worked closely with South Wales company Andrew Scott, main contractor of Parc y Scarlets, to meet the demanding design and fit–out brief. Gambarini said: "Andrew Scott is close to the completion of a wonderful new sporting facility for Carmarthenshire. Parc y Scarlets will be a stunning new sports arena and we are very pleased to have played our part in ensuring its success. "Mike Grindle, managing director of Andrew Scott, said, "This was the most prestigious construction contract in Wales this year and we know everyone who gets the chance to see Parc y Scarlets will see how the rugby region's wonderful vision has paid off handsomely. "The involvement of companies such as Andrew Scott and Office Visions is also proof that Wales possesses all the expertise necessary to deliver challenging new schemes of this kind, " he added. The 10–month build project is due for completion by end–November 2008 and will have a capacity of 15, 000.

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