Project Overview

The Arc is a purpose-built centre that offers bouldering, roped climbing, a cafe and a free skatepark overlooking Westmead playing field.

Having discussed several projects over the years, Bentley SIPS were thrilled to complete this first project with Rigg Construction (Southern) Ltd, providing 172mm Kingspan Tek cladding to the South Block, plant room and wrap to the link bridge structure.

The facility was officially opened on 9th April 2022 by British climber, Kenton Cool at ‘The Arc Jam’.

Client: Westmead Activity Centre

Architect: Elkins

Contractor: Rigg Construction (Southern) Ltd

“Bentley SIPS worked alongside us to develop the Architect’s and Engineer’s design to provide this high insulation and efficient space for the community. Our teams co-ordinated the design, manufacture and site installation to ensure this complex project was delivered for the client”

Jon Price – Rigg Construction

  • Kingspan TEK cladding to steel frame
  • 172mm TEK panels providing superior thermal performance
  • Steel frame by main contractor
  • Access to surrounding playing fields maintained throughout