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The Yorkshire Swim Works was conceived during a lockdown quest to find amazing + safe places to swim outdoors.
The idea was shared with a group of expansive thinkers, and has grown into a project with real potential.
Please let us know if you think your time, ideas or money can help to make the Yorkshire Swim Works vision become a reality.
We want to establish how many people will use The Yorkshire Swim Works; who these people are; what they will use it for; where they will come from.
To help us answer these questions and more, we have set up a survey to gather opinion from as many people as possible.Please take our 3 min survey
There are many reasons why The Yorkshire Swim Works could work at former water treatment works.
It’s crucial to fully understand if the site is fit-for-purpose, if people can get there easily, if there are any insurmountable tenure & planning restrictions, and how can it be developed in a sustainable way that integrates with nature.
To demonstrate that The Yorkshire Swim Works can operate sustainably, we need to research successful projects that have similar facilities both in the UK and internationally.
By fully understanding the running costs and calculating how much revenue The Yorkshire Swim Works needs to generate will allow us to determine its financial sustainability.
Alongside Phase 2 Feasibility, we will be looking to attract funding and investment for the capital expenditure. Opportunities will be available for phased/partial development, or for the entire project.
Partnerships will also be key to The Yorkshire Swim Works to ensure its development is sustainable and happens for all the right reasons: