May 22, 2019 Last Updated 1:19 PM, May 22, 2019

Leisure

The perfect Pitch

To the untrained eye, a fence is just a fence. But when it comes to enclosing sports areas, it can keep balls in play, reduce maintenance, provide safety and security, deter vandalism…
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…
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…
Figures clearly indicate that leading a fit and healthy lifestyle from a young age encourages a lifelong participation in physical activity. Regular exercise, particularly that taken outdoors, can dramatically boost the chances…
Sustainability has become so deeply embedded in the construction sector that low environmental impact is now a standard requirement of each system and material used. Manufacturers, suppliers and contractors have all embraced…
Across the country, local authorities have accepted a need to raise their game when it comes to leisure centres if they are to benefit from contemporary lifestyle choices, encourage local participation in…
The £31m Olympia Sports Centre is making waves around Dundee's waterfront boasting four flumes and a 50m six-lane FINA standard competition pool complete with 4m deep diving section, a large free-form wave…

Civic engagement

The principles that are driving many contemporary local authorities to embark on new and innovative community focused buildings are not new. As early as the Neolithic and Bronze ages, communities have endeavoured…
Trips and falls are the leading cause of injury to children in outdoor play areas. To reduce the frequency and severity of their injuries, it is crucial to have certified playground surfacing.…

Leisure looks up

Leisure a luxury? It would appear not since the sector is more than holding its own while the British economy continues to pick up. Aesthetic buildings seem to be inspiring greater involvement…

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