Acme wins planning for Swansea digital arena

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£120m development features arena clad in LEDs

The first stage of Acme’s Swansea city-centre regeneration project has received full planning permission.

The Swansea Central Phase One development includes a 3,500-capacity digital indoor arena and will also see the introduction of a coastal parkway - the first new park in the city since Victorian times - a digital plaza and pedestrian bridge, as well as new homes, and premises for restaurants and retail.

Proposals for the arena’s cladding include LEDs which would display abstract artwork and video playbacks, and would be optimised for views around 100m away.

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