Merlin Entertainments, NEC

A new indoor skydiving experience

Project Overview

Design and construction of a new indoor skydiving experience; part of the new Bear Grylls Adventure Park

The NEC free fall indoor wind tunnel was constructed within a very small and constrained area within the NEC complex. The works had to be carefully co-ordinated alongside the other exhibits that make up the Bear Grylls Adventure.

Bear Grylls and a number of celebrity friends opened the experience in October 2018.

Project Value:

£20 million, including £4 million for the tunnel

Project Duration:

52 weeks