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£2m Cleethorpes air dome activity centre plans set for approval - and it would open in Spring 2018

Councillors are set to given the go-ahead for a massive family activity centre - jammed packed with trampolines, battle beams, Total Wipeout and Ninja Warrior-style games - to be built in Cleethorpes.

£2m Cleethorpes air dome activity centre plans set for approval - and it would open in Spring 2018

Extreme Bounce Revolution's huge and exciting plans for Cleethorpes should be approved by North East Lincolnshire Council's planning committee, according to officers.

Planners at the council have recommended that the ambitious scheme is approved when the planning committee next meets, on Wednesday October 11.

Extreme Bounce lodged the proposal to bring one of the UK’s first "air supported dome structures" to the resort back in July.

The company, which has recently opened a similar facility in Newcastle and has received planning permission for another in Beverley, says the impressive-looking air dome activity centre will bring "amazing family fun" to the area.

If accepted, the £2m Xtreme Bounce centre, as it would be called, would be built on land directly next to Premier Inn, at Meridian Point, in Cleethorpes and be home to 15 different games and activities.

The state-of-the-art entertainment hub would include games and activities for all ages, including adults, but would be predominantly aimed at children aged from 8 to teenagers aged 16.

Up to 80 jobs - in public relations, marketing, hospitality, operations, and health and safety - will be generated by the development.

With the development in Beverley already given the go-ahead, Extreme Bounce are focused on getting that facility up and running as soon as possible, but say that Cleethorpes' Xtreme Bounce will be open in Spring 2018, subject to council approval on Wednesday.

Currently, there is nothing in Cleethorpes similar to what Xtreme Bounce would bring to the resort, which would also host birthday parties and larger functions.

A fully-licenced bar and café are included in the plans, and will serve healthy food at a venue which aims to promote "exercise and health". The entertainment centre will also have free wi-fi for customers, and an area for parents to relax in with a hot drink whilst their children play away the hours.

CDC Architecture have submitted the detailed plan of Extreme Bounce Revolution's vision to transform the currently vacant plot of land on behalf of their client, and the development would only take around three and a half months to get up and running.

The applicant says the centre will prove to be a "significant addition to other local leisure and tourism facilities", thus helping towards increasing tourism and visitor numbers to Cleethorpes and the local area.

The huge inflatable dome itself costs around £1 million, with an extra £1 million plus worth of investment required to kit the centre out with fun and exciting games.

As yet, exactly which 15 games would be included are still a mystery, but popular activities like trampolines, battle beams, total wipeout, Ninja Warrior-style games as well as ball pools and a 'jump tower' are all likely.

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