Dec 09, 2019 Last Updated 10:52 AM, Aug 14, 2019
Children are being increasingly micro-monitored throughout their youth. Is this approach to protecting our children actually resulting in lifelong disadvantages? Lilly Elbra from Timberplay explores the issues.
Daniel Leigh, Frameworks Project Manager at construction services company ISG, discusses the revolution taking place in public sector leisure provision.
The leisure sector may be thriving, but it is also facing a number of difficulties. Sam Spencer, Leisure Expert and Associate at Bruton Knowles, reviews these challenges, asking can the public sector do more to regenerate the sector?
Slough Borough Council is investing more than £62m in regenerating leisure facilities across the borough with a view to getting more people, more active, more often.
As local authorities face increasing pressure to make efficiency savings, leisure centres, with their high and constant demand for heat and power, are a natural target for improvement. Combined heat and power (CHP) offers long-term financial and environmental benefits in buildings like these, says Mike…
When recreation centre Sapphire Ice & Leisure opened in Romford this January, it became the UK’s first example of an ice rink built on a floor wholly and directly above a heated swimming pool. In building design and construction terms, creating neighbours of two such…
A new £28m leisure centre in Romford is one of only a few in the UK to feature a floating ice rink above a competition swimming pool. Toby Buckley, Managing Director of REL Building Services, discusses the facility’s complex electrical design and installation challenges.
With Britain still in austerity, public sector bodies face increasingly difficult times, both financially and operationally. Despite funding gaps getting larger, the demand for new schools, hospitals and leisure facilities continues to grow. Robbie Blackhurst, Managing Director of Procure North West, discusses how the private…
Regeneration in the East of England is shaping a new future for communities across the region, boosting the local economy and future-proofing its long-standing position as a location with the infrastructure and capability to provide an outstanding home for business.
Gosport Leisure Centre has reopened boasting a brand-new dance studio and extended car park following significant redevelopment by leisure design and build specialist, Createability.

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