EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Onslow Suffolk

Onslow Suffolk

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Suffolk; East Anglia; East of England
Location of affected unit(s): Great Blakenham


Sector: Construction
42 - Civil engineering
Number Employed: 3500
Group: SnOasis

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 23-11-2008
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2009
Planned Job Creation: 3500

Additional Information

Onslow Suffolk, a leisure developer, has announced that it has received permission to build an indoor winter sports centre in Great Blakenham, Suffolk. The project, named SnOasis, will provide 3500 construction jobs when the project is started in 2009. As of 30 November 2008 it is not known when construction will be complete, but the company has stated that when the centre is open it expects to employ 1800 people.