Middlehaven snow centre popular, developers claim

Artist's impression of new snow centre Image copyright Cool Runnings (NE)
Image caption Developers said they hoped the centre would create about 350 jobs

Plans for a £30m snow and leisure centre have had 95% positive feedback in a public consultation, developers say.

A 557ft (170m) indoor ski-slope, ice wall, trampoline park, climbing walls, cafes and shops are proposed for Middlehaven.

Plans will be submitted for council permission in early 2016.

Teesside-based Cool Runnings (NE) said comments received suggested there was a "real appetite" for the scheme.

The development, which the company expects to create about 350 jobs, is part of the regeneration of Middlehaven, with more than £150m already being spent on housing, leisure and business developments.

Image copyright Cool Runnings (NE)
Image caption The plans include wall-to-wall trampolines connected together to form an open play area

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