£20m re-development for Bridlington Leisure World

New pool at Leisure World
New pool at Leisure World

Work will begin this winter on a £20m revamp of Bridlington’s Leisure World.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s proposals for the re-development of the leisure centre, on Promenade, will go on display during June.

Leisure World plans

Leisure World plans

The new building will be located on the existing Leisure World site.

The consultation will include public viewings of the plans at the site at Leisure World on Monday, 10 and Tuesday, 11 June, from 2-7pm, and online at www.eastriding.gov.uk

Councillor Stephen Parnaby OBE, leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, said: “The council is committed to providing the best possible services for residents and visitors and in boosting the local economy.

“I would urge our residents to get involved in the consultation and provide us with constructive feedback for the plans to redevelop Leisure World, which will provide short and long term benefits for Bridlington.”

Leisure World is programmed to close for the works this coming winter, with the new project anticipated to be complete for autumn 2015.

A temporary 25m Olympic Legacy swimming pool will be situated at Bridlington Sports Centre on Gypsey Road during the works.

The Leisure World project is set to include:

• a 25m, six-lane swimming pool

• a 13 x 7m learner pool, with moveable floor

• leisure water freeform pool including water play features

• two water slides with aqua run off

• swimming spectator seating for 150

• changing village at pool level for swimmers

• health suite, including a steam room, sauna, Jacuzzi, monsoon showers and foot spa

• a 70-station fitness suite

• an exercise studio

• a spinning studio

• a six-court sports hall – specified to Sport England Club level

• two squash courts

• a feature climbing wall

• spaces suitable for clubroom, dance classes, yoga, children’s parties

• a café/coffee shop with open access to non-centre users, external seating and views over Bridlington Bay.