Buttress Fuller Alsop Williams has won planning consent for reefLIVE - Europe's first interactive dive and snorkel centre. It will include a 50m diameter pool containing more than1 million gallons of seawater.Visitors will learn to snorkel and dive, surrounded by artificial reefs and reef fish. It will also include an aquarium with artificially grown live coral.
There will be collaborations with key marine research institutes and conservation projects. The centre will be built near the Trafford Centre in Manchester.