Specialist insurance broker Jelf
has secured the rights to insure Cardiff’s new £17m indoor ice arena.
Ice Arena Wales will be part of a £400m International Sports Village undergoing development in Cardiff Bay. The arena has two ice rinks, with the main rink able featuring seating for 3,000 spectators. The sports village has an indoor ski slope, bars, hotels, and restaurants. Various retails outlets will also be present.
has close ties with Cardiff’s ice hockey, as the firm has sponsored the Cardiff Devils for the past four seasons. It is also the team’s insurance provider.
Chris Harvey, commercial account executive for Jelf
commented: “We’re very pleased to be working with Ice Arena Wales, and we look forward to building an excellent relationship with all involved at the new development.
“Securing the contract on a flagship development such as this is fantastic and our close links to the Cardiff Devils and Elite Ice Hockey League meant that we are able to able to use our knowledge and experience to get the very best end result for our client.
“Having been a close follower of the Cardiff Devils for a number of years, I can safely say that the new Ice Arena will be a game changer for ice hockey fans and I’m looking forward to spending a lot of time there cheering on the team.”