Park of Poland: Suntago Water World takes shape after year of construction
Construction of the first stage of Park of Poland began in Wręcza near Mszczonów on 5 May 2017. Much work has been completed in the 12 months since. The Suntago Water World water waterpark, which is set to open in 2019, is clearly taking shape.
After months of ground work, progress at the Suntago Water World construction site is becoming increasingly noticeable. Earthwork involving digging and all foundation work is already complete at the site of the largest indoor waterpark in Europe. 85% of swimming pool basins made of reinforced concrete have been built, along with water treatment technology and lighting systems. Ceilings over half of the basements are complete as well as the structures of the main kitchen and viewing terrace. The last of six tower cranes have been set up, and the facility is visibly taking shape.
Watch footage showing what has been done so far at the Suntago Water World construction site: https://youtu.be/dns4C7fnZXg
Approximately 300 people are involved in the construction every day since it began. 16 000 m3 of concrete has been poured so far and 2250 tonnes of reinforcing steel have been used. This volume is comparable to 100 000 baths and weight equal to 600 hippopotamus.
On their way to Wręcza are over 700 palm trees, which will soon create a tropical garden in Jamango and Relax zones. So far, they have reached Rotterdam, where they will go through acclimatisation prior to delivery.
More work to start soon
Work at the Suntago construction site is progressing in line with the schedule, and contractors for the next stages are currently being selected. Tender procedures for the construction of a 9-hectare parking lot together with associated infrastructure are in progress. Contractors are also being selected for the construction of steel structures, roofs and glass facades, including the glass roofs that can be retracted in good weather.
Also selected soon will be contractors for a complete swimming pool water treatment system, ventilation and air conditioning as well as internal water and waste-water installations and electrical installations. The investor has signed an agreement to build an LNG station, which will be the main source of gas supply to the waterpark. Finishing work on the ground and first floor are also being planned.
Hotel in 2020
A four-star hotel with about 240 rooms and conference space will be an integral part of the waterpark. Its launch is planned for the fourth quarter of 2020. In March, Global City Holdings and Hotel Professionals Management Group signed an agreement concerning strategic advisory services at the hotel design and construction stage and management services. A design firm is currently also being selected for the development of the hotel’s planning and detailed designs.
Road to Suntago
Since the beginning of work on the Park of Poland project, the investment has been supported by local authorities. The construction of a road connecting Suntago Water World with the beltway around Żyrardów, started in March by the City of Mszczonów and the Municipality of Radziejowice, may be seen as proof of this. Funding for the construction of this road was granted by local government, the Office of the Mazowieckie Province Governor and the Mazowieckie Regional Assembly. This investment will also include bicycle paths and a bridge over the river Okrzesza.
Suntago Water World will be located between Warsaw and Łódź. The waterpark will be accessible via the A2 highway and the S8 expressway.
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Updated key information about Suntago Water World:
- Largest indoor waterpark in Europe
- Largest waterpark in Central and Eastern Europe
- Launch in 2019
- 32 water slides with total distance of more than 3.2 km
- 320 m – length of the longest indoor slide in Europe
- 15 000 – visitors at Suntago Water World per day
- 2 500 free parking spaces
- over 10 000 lockers for guests
- 10 different types of sauna
- 70 000 sqm – construction area
- 20 ha – plot of land where Suntago Water World is located
- 40 000 sqm – area of garden adjacent to swimming pool
- 3 500 sqm – total swimming pool area
- 1 000 sqm – area of the largest indoor pool
- 700 real palm trees in the building
- 5 restaurants and 7 bars next to swimming pools
- Located within 40 km of Warsaw and 70 km from Łódź, between A2 highway and S8 expressway
- Investment value: EUR 150 million