Southampton to get new indoor climbing centre
- Friday 13th November 2020
Southampton’s new 25k square foot indoor climbing centre to include carbon copy of the Tokyo Olympics bouldering wall.
An exciting new indoor climbing centre is under construction in Southampton the centrepiece of which is copy of the bouldering wall to be used in the Tokyo Olympics in 2021. The new climbing wall is being designed and built by the official Olympic climbing wall supplier Entre-Prises. The centre will include extensive climbing walls giving bouldering, roped climbing; both top rope and lead; auto-belays, and a speed climbing wall.
The new centre will be operated by recently re-branded Climbing Centre Group, now Parthian Climbing. John Dunne, CEO of Parthian Climbing said: “We are hugely excited to share news of our new Parthian Climbing venture that brings together our existing centres with a new state-of-the-art venue in Southampton. Our team is passionate about all elements of climbing and look forward to welcoming new and experienced climbers to enjoy our new centre at Adanac Park.”
Steve Hilton, Director of Entre-Prises UK said: “The Climbing Centre Group has led the way for full service climbing walls for nearly two decades and we are delighted to be working with John and the team in creating the most exciting climbing project in the UK as they enter a new chapter with Parthian Climbing. It is a really exciting time for Entre-Prises with our walls featuring at the upcoming Olympics and we are proud to bring some of the magic of the world’s biggest sporting event to the UK.”
The new Southampton centre is scheduled for opening in spring 2021 and will offer both instructed and non-instructed climbing. The centre will also have a café and a climbing shop.