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Regeneration Schemes

The Beach Littlehampton (Café) & Loop Water Sports Venue

An amazing water sports centre offering equipment hire and tuition in Kitesurfing, Wing Surf/Foil and Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) opened in June 2021 on Littlehampton seafront, located on a site previously occupied by an under-used promenade shelter built in the 1950s. UK's first kitesurf test centre at Loop Water Sports.

Number one kitesurf magazine IKSURFMAG has teamed up with Loop Water Sports and The Beach Company to set up the UK’s first kitesurfing test centre. The venue was privately funded by Loop Water Sports with an investment of £500k, creating 10 full time jobs and 12 part-time jobs. Loop founder Liam Dredge saw Littlehampton as a great place for families and friends who enjoy waters sports and general fitness. The centre caters for beginners, intermediate and advanced water sport enthusiasts and is the perfect place to learn a new sport and become part of growing water sports community. The facility offers kite surfing and stand-up paddle boarding lessons, and provides on-site amenities such as toilets, showers, shelter and cycle racks. Loop Water Sports is opposite the Wave leisure centre, the skatepark and miniature golf course. The purpose-built facility allows people to try and test water sports gear from many of the biggest and best brands in the industry and write reviews for IKSURFMAG.

A brand new café – The Beach Company, Littlehampton – offering al fresco beachside dining and refreshments provides an added attraction at Loop Water Sports and is the perfect spot to watch kite surfers, windsurfers and paddleboarders in action was built and offer customers the opportunity to have a meal or drink whilst enjoying the fantastic sea views.


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