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Altrincham Leisure Centre’s £22m revamp gets green light

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By Frances Marcellin    01 Aug 2022

Revamped amenities at Altrincham Leisure Centre will involve a 25m swimming pool and a 20m learner pool / Shutterstock/seyomedo

A £22m refurbishment of Altrincham Leisure Centre has been specified the go in advance by Trafford Council. Sport England has supported its enhancement less than the council’s “Trafford Moving” approach, which aims to present sustainable and accessible leisure features to the community.

Some of the new amenities will contain a 25m swimming pool, 20m learner pool, spa area, wellness assessment space, enlarged exercise suite, two studio areas, indoor cycle studio, four-courtroom sporting activities corridor and gymnastics hub.

Jo Cherrett, CEO of Trafford Leisure (which manages leisure in Trafford on behalf of Trafford Council) stated: “We are ecstatic to last but not least get the environmentally friendly light from Trafford Council on the full refurbishment of Altrincham Leisure Centre. We just cannot hold out to breathe lifetime back into the building, future proofing it for future generations.

“When we re-open its doors, the contemporary, fit-for-objective leisure location will be an inspiring room to assistance neighborhood inhabitants with each individual part of their wellbeing. It will grow to be the second website Trafford Leisure will open up under the new brand name identify, move.”

The new club will be branded Transfer Altrincham. It sorts portion of Trafford Council’s borough-large ideas to revamp 4 leisure centres, which noticed the formal opening of Shift Urmston in March 2022 (formerly Urmston Leisure Centre), right after a £7.5m expenditure and original start all through lockdown in March 2020. Sale and Stretford Leisure centres will also bear a refit as portion of the plan.

According to the ideas, the redesign also focuses on lessening fossil gas usage. The existing fuel heating procedure will be changed by air-sourced warmth pumps and photo voltaic panels – this is in line with Increased Manchester’s target of currently being carbon neutral by 2038.

Councillor Andrew Western of Trafford Council explained: “This centre will be certainly inspirational – like our Shift Urmston web-site. We are investing thousands and thousands of pounds into this undertaking as we imagine that is the appropriate factor to do to assure inhabitants can enhance their well being, conditioning and wellbeing.”

Programs for Altrincham Leisure Centre’s new layout were 1st circulated in 2018. Even though proposals are matter to even more consultation and preparing permission, the developing is predicted to near over Christmas 2022 in preparation for an 18-thirty day period period of work starting off in January 2023.

The new Altrincham Leisure Centre will have a devoted cycle studio, four-court sports hall and gymnastics club / Trafford Leisure

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