Jun 23, 2017 Last Updated 3:06 PM, Jun 22, 2017
Building a new leisure centre can be a gamble for a local authority, particularly when the council already has one in operation and suggests a costly alternative on a site in the countryside.
Speller Metcalfe has undertaken a £10.5m revamp of Perdiswell Leisure Centre on behalf of Worcester City Council, with the focal point being a new eight-lane competition standard pool, designed to attract everyone from casual swimmers to Olympic and Paralympic champions.
Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre has recently won the Supreme Awards, as well as the Community or Residential Award, at the 2016 Structural Engineering Awards in London. To achieve these accolades, architect HCMA and structural engineer Fast + Epp created the world’s most slender, long-span timber…
AHR has recently completed the new Arcadia Library and Leisure Centre in the heart of Levenshulme, Manchester. The 2438m² centre provides visitors with an array of new facilities, aimed at catering to a diverse community.
In 2014, the Commercial diving projects inland/inshore, Diving at Work Regulations 1997 L104 (Second edition), was published marking a change in the regulations that rule commercial diving activities. Here, FT Leisure Sales Estimator, Dave Kay, investigates how these changes affect you and your commercial diving…

A model facility

  • Jun 23, 2017
  • Published in Leisure
The age of austerity may have brought many challenges for local authorities, but it has also engendered a solutions-driven approach when it comes to making capital expenditure projects happen.

Leisure centre makes a splash

  • Jun 23, 2017
  • Published in Leisure
Work on a state of the art £7.6 million swimming pool complex in Oxford is now complete and the facilities are now open to the public. The new facility is linked to the Blackbird Leys Leisure Centre, which has been renamed Leys Pools and Leisure…

Shedding light on leisure

  • Jun 23, 2017
  • Published in Leisure
A new lighting installation is brightening the prospects of aspiring sports stars thanks to a revolutionary LED solution from MHA Lighting. Hyndburn Leisure Centre is the largest leisure facility in the borough of Hyndburn, offering 80,000 local residents a huge range of sport and leisure…

FT Leisure gets Wet 'n' Wild

  • Jun 23, 2017
  • Published in Leisure
FT Leisure was recently appointed by Serco Leisure to enhance and refurbish the filtration and leisure water equipment of North Shields' Wet 'n' Wild. Having received a significant investment, this public facility has now been transformed and is a place for all the community to…
Modern leisure centres are multi-faceted sporting hubs offering a range of facilities from swimming pools, fitness suites, squash courts and changing rooms, to cafes, meeting rooms and office space. Providing doorset solutions for a building with such an array of uses requires technical expertise, extensive…

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