• "Thank you Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre for the good times today. Can't wait to come back!!!"
    – Louie Vito
    American professional snowboarder, Olympian, Winter X Games and U.S. Grand Prix Champion.
  • for the first time we have a safe, clean surface that people will come back to time and time again.
    – John Shedden
    Director of Coaching for the English Ski Council
  • If Snowflex® had been available 12 years ago, I would have not bothered with snow. This is fantastic.
    – Cor Mollin, Proprietor of the Belgian Indoor Snow Centres
  • A final note to all would be developers, build a slope like this and people will visit - it's really that simple
    – Russ Shea, Document Snowboard
  • I can see it's better just looking out of my window because people are learning quicker.
    – John Fleetham
    former Managing Director of Sheffield Ski Village
  • Snowflex has changed the future of the ski, and snowboard industry forever.
    – Drew Sherwood
    General Manager, Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre, Lynchburg, VA
  • The Snowflex tubing Hill is a lot of fun! Everyone we've had visit, has left with a smile on their face.

    We are extremely pleased with the outcome.
    – Craig Combs
    Owner Wolfe Mountain Tubing Slope, Branson, Missouri, USA
  • The repeat business has been unbelievable, tasters develop to plough II, plough II's develop to plough III and they develop up to basic swings and even parallels, on a nursery slope!
    – Steve Foulkes - Director Rossendale Ski Centre
  • That's the brilliant thing about it, there is so much scope to give people different experiences.
    – John Larkin
    Founder & Ex-Chairman Kendal Ski Club
  • The key to the future of snowboarding is Snowflex. I mean you just wouldn’t dream of doing some of the things they are doing without Snowflex.
    – Adrian Cairns
    Photographer and Snowsports writer
  • We are very happy with our Snowflex summer tubing hill. It is attracting visitors from across the country!
    – Trueman E. Hoffmeister
    Center Director
    Snow Mountain Ranch, YMCA of the Rockies
  • Snowflex is a great place for all levels of skiing and snowboarding. It provides and safe and fun environment that is extremely affordable.
    – Drew Sherwood
    General Manager, Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre, Lynchburg, VA


Briton Engineering Developments Ltd honoured by Princess Royal visit

There are never two days the same for Briton Engineering Developments Ltd, the inventors, manufacturers and design & build engineers of Snowflex® urban snowsports centres around the world.


Friday 19th October was no exception, with the visit of HRH The Princess Royal (Princess Anne) to their factory and offices in Scholes, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire UK.

HRH Princess Anne, The Princess Royal being introduced to (from L to R)

Terry Di Stasi (Director of Business Development), Shaun Waddingham (Operations Director), Brian Thomas (MD) and Sue Thomas (Financial Director)


After a short introduction to the company the Princess was given a tour of the Snowflex® production facilities and was shown a demonstration of installation technology. The Portable Britonlift system, on which the company was founded, was also on display to illustrate the developments that Briton has made over its 40 year history.   


HRH Princess Anne, The Princess Royal being shown an illustrative Snowflex® slope by Brian Thomas and Shaun Waddingham


Her Royal Highness was then introduced to key associates who are developing projects in Kirklees and Afan Valley in the UK.


Brian Thomas, Briton’s Managing Director said “It has been a great thrill and honour to have HRH The Princess Royal here at Briton.  Her highness was very approachable and seemed to be well informed and interested in what we do.  Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the visit.”


For more information about Snowflex® projects please visit www.snowflex.com/news/  and for news about the HDOne and the Afan Valley Resort projects please visit http://www.thehdone.com/ and https://afanvalleyadventureresort.com/the-resort/


Notes to editors

  • Briton Engineering Developments is the inventor and sole manufacturer of the award winning Snowflex®  snowsports surface system. Briton has been involved in over 250 snowsports projects in the UK and internationally.


  • Briton Engineering Developments Ltd is a unique in the world “Design & Build” company dedicated to creating 365 days a year snowsports facilities.


  • With 40 years’ experience in urban snowsports market, Briton Engineering Developments Ltd is the only company in the world to operate a full design and build service, which includes the award winning Snowflex® surface system.


  • For more information about the award winning Snowflex® surface system please visit Briton’s website www.snowflex.com


  • Any enquiries about the Briton Engineering Developments Ltd’s products and services please contact info@snowflex.com or call Terry Di Stasi, Director of Business Development on


Office: 00 44 (0)1484 689933 or 011 44 1484 689933 if calling from the USA or Canada

Cell: 00 44 (0) 7789 072778 or 011 44 7789 072778 if calling from the USA or Canada


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