Exercise Professionals - UK Leisure Framework paves way for £7.4m redevelopment in Wales...
20 Feb 2018 Exercise professionals: News, jobs and training
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Latest news

30 Nov 2017

UK Leisure Framework paves way for £7.4m redevelopment in Wales
BY Deven Pamben

The design for Monmouth Leisure Centre, which is due to open next year

The design for Monmouth Leisure Centre, which is due to open next year
photo: Monmouthshire County Council

Work has begun on the £7.4m (US$9.9m, €8.4m) extension of a South Wales leisure centre, which developers say was made possible by the UK Leisure Framework.

Alliance Leisure is delivering the scheme for Monmouthshire County Council, with the framework helping to reduce upfront costs.

The redevelopment of Monmouth Leisure Centre includes the addition of a toning suite to increase provision for sedentary people and those suffering from poor health conditions.

“We’ve been in discussions with Monmouthshire for some time, but it was the launch of the UK Leisure Framework earlier this year that allowed the council to proceed with the development in the most cost-effective way,” said Julia Goddard, senior business development manager at Alliance Leisure.

In March, Alliance was appointed to lead the framework. As Denbighshire County Council's partner in the scheme, it supports the delivery of design, refurbishment, construction, equipping and development of leisure centres, theatres, play, recreation and sports facilities across the UK public sector.

The framework, which is available until January 2021, makes it easier and more cost-effective for public sector providers to scope, develop and deliver physical leisure developments.

Once redevelopment of Monmouth Leisure Centre is completed, it will be run by Monmouthshire County Council.

Plans for the first phase, due to be completed in June 2018, show a 65-station gym, exercise studio, group cycling studio and changing rooms.

The second phase will finish in November 2018 and includes a 25-metre, five-lane swimming pool, a health suite with a sauna, steam room and spa bath, and a multi-purpose room.

Construction firm ISG has been confirmed as the principle build contractor for the redevelopment and a temporary four-court sports hall with changing rooms and toilets has been erected while the work takes place.



Connect with
Exercise Professionals
Magazine:
View issue contents
Sign up:
Instant Alerts/zines

Print edition
 

News headlines
Work begins on Stone Leisure Centre as part of £10m investment
Work begins on Stone Leisure Centre as part of £10m investment   19 Feb 2018

Construction work has begun on a new leisure centre in Stone, Staffordshire, as part of a £10m investment in the town’s leisure facilities. The .... more>>
£32.8m Maidenhead leisure centre given green light
£32.8m Maidenhead leisure centre given green light   17 Feb 2018

A futuristic leisure centre, featuring an indoor street and winter garden running through the spine of the building, has been approved by councillors .... more>>
Leisure Opportunities is doing an apprenticeship survey – take part!
Leisure Opportunities is doing an apprenticeship survey – take part!   15 Feb 2018

To coincide with National Apprenticeship Week in March, Leisure Opportunities is undertaking an employer survey on the industry’s needs and appetites .... more>>
National survey to explore effects of loneliness on human health
National survey to explore effects of loneliness on human health   16 Feb 2018

The British public is being invited to take part in a national loneliness survey, launched in partnership between three universities, BBC Radio 4 and .... more>>
Private Surrey health club launches Hot Yoga Club
Private Surrey health club launches Hot Yoga Club   16 Feb 2018

The Thames Club in Staines, Surrey, has added a dedicated hot yoga studio to its offering as part of plans to establish the independently-owned club .... more>>
Work begins on £10m Ingleby Barwick Leisure Centre
Work begins on £10m Ingleby Barwick Leisure Centre   15 Feb 2018

Construction work has officially begun on the new £10m Ingleby Barwick Leisure Centre in Stockton-on-Tees. Designed by Ellis Williams Architects .... more>>
Company profile


EZ-Runner Systems Ltd

Hardware supply and support; website design; in-house custom development; 24/7 365 hosting and backup; 365 in-house support services; membership cards.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

Feed your skin with new ELEMIS’ Superfood Skincare System

Feed your skin with new ELEMIS’ Superfood Skincare System

What’s good for the body is good for the skin, and nothing packs a more powerful nutritional punch than Superfoods. More>>




in this issue

• Sport report omits Healthy Pupil cuts
• YourZone45 to ramp up expansion plans
• Robers plans boutique gym at Langley



Latest jobs

Jobs Search



Senior Duty Manager
Salary: £19,000 per annum
Location: Ilfracombe, UK
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Personal Trainer
Location: énergie Fitness Cheadle
Company: énergie group
Fitness Apprenticeship
Location: énergie Fitness Cheadle
Company: énergie group
Fitness Instructor Apprenticeship
Salary: Competitive
Location: Warrington
Company: énergie group
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




25-26 Feb 2018

Professional Beauty London

ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom


25-26 Feb 2018

World Spa & Wellness Convention London

ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom



Health Club Management magazine 2018 issue 2
Health Club Management
2018 issue 2

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Interview: Steen Albrechtslund
Fitness World’s CEO on how health clubs can use retail principles to succeed More>>
  Work place fitness: Fit to work
Tom Walker asks if fitness and sports science principles hold the key to boosting workforce productivity among corporate as well as fitness companies More>>


Health Club Management magazine 2018 issue 1

Health Club Management
2018 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Promotional feature: SRS
The power of data driven stock management More>>
  ukactive update: The year of action
ukactive’s CEO Steve Ward says the charity is focused on turning “promises into action” More>>


Published by The Leisure Media Company Ltd Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd