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Paralympic gold medalist opens multi-million-pound leisure centre
POSTED 24 Jan 2017 . BY Deven Pamben
Triathlete and Paralympic gold medalist Andy Lewis has officially opened Bristol's redeveloped Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre following a £3.6m (US$4.5m, €4.2m) makeover.

Funded by South Gloucestershire Council, the cash has been spent on a soft play zone, climbing wall, gym, café and exercise studios. The climbing wall, which opened two months ago, has received 4,000 visits.

Alongside the leisure centre facilities, which were redeveloped by Createability, the site has improved library accessibility and extended opening hours through a swipe card access system. This will be up and running in February.

Lewis, who trained at the centre before winning gold at the Rio Games last year, said: “This is a fantastic centre. The support from the leisure centre has been awesome from start to finish and I couldn’t have achieved the gold without them. The new facilities look amazing.”

Mark Crutchley, chief executive of Circadian Trust, which manages and operates the centre on behalf of the council, said: “This has been a major project that has taken us almost a year to complete. We have kept to our original schedules and so I would like to thank our customers who have been patient throughout the process.

"I think everyone will agree that the results have been worth it and demonstrates our commitment to investing in our centres for the community and the future.”

South Gloucestershire and Circadian will now be working on Longwell Green Active Lifestyle Centre, also in Bristol, where £1.5m (US$1.9m, €1.7m) will be spent on a new fitness studio, an additional 25 stations in the fitness suite, a new lobby and more poolside showers.
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Paralympic gold medalist opens multi-million-pound leisure centre
POSTED 24 Jan 2017 . BY Deven Pamben
Triathlete and Paralympic gold medalist Andy Lewis has officially opened Bristol's redeveloped Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre following a £3.6m (US$4.5m, €4.2m) makeover.

Funded by South Gloucestershire Council, the cash has been spent on a soft play zone, climbing wall, gym, café and exercise studios. The climbing wall, which opened two months ago, has received 4,000 visits.

Alongside the leisure centre facilities, which were redeveloped by Createability, the site has improved library accessibility and extended opening hours through a swipe card access system. This will be up and running in February.

Lewis, who trained at the centre before winning gold at the Rio Games last year, said: “This is a fantastic centre. The support from the leisure centre has been awesome from start to finish and I couldn’t have achieved the gold without them. The new facilities look amazing.”

Mark Crutchley, chief executive of Circadian Trust, which manages and operates the centre on behalf of the council, said: “This has been a major project that has taken us almost a year to complete. We have kept to our original schedules and so I would like to thank our customers who have been patient throughout the process.

"I think everyone will agree that the results have been worth it and demonstrates our commitment to investing in our centres for the community and the future.”

South Gloucestershire and Circadian will now be working on Longwell Green Active Lifestyle Centre, also in Bristol, where £1.5m (US$1.9m, €1.7m) will be spent on a new fitness studio, an additional 25 stations in the fitness suite, a new lobby and more poolside showers.
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The £3.6m redevelopment of Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre near Bristol in Gloucestershire has entered its final phase with the opening of a new adventure climbing experience and soft play area.
Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre to open SOHO Coffee Co shop


Work has started at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre on a brand new coffee shop, SOHO Coffee Co, which will be opening later this month for all leisure centre and library users.
Revamp completed at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre


A £115,000 facelift and extension has been unveiled at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre, following a public consultation that helped identify local needs.
Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre highly commended in national audit


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Paralympic gold medalist opens multi-million-pound leisure centre
POSTED 24 Jan 2017 . BY Deven Pamben
Triathlete and Paralympic gold medalist Andy Lewis has officially opened Bristol's redeveloped Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre following a £3.6m (US$4.5m, €4.2m) makeover.

Funded by South Gloucestershire Council, the cash has been spent on a soft play zone, climbing wall, gym, café and exercise studios. The climbing wall, which opened two months ago, has received 4,000 visits.

Alongside the leisure centre facilities, which were redeveloped by Createability, the site has improved library accessibility and extended opening hours through a swipe card access system. This will be up and running in February.

Lewis, who trained at the centre before winning gold at the Rio Games last year, said: “This is a fantastic centre. The support from the leisure centre has been awesome from start to finish and I couldn’t have achieved the gold without them. The new facilities look amazing.”

Mark Crutchley, chief executive of Circadian Trust, which manages and operates the centre on behalf of the council, said: “This has been a major project that has taken us almost a year to complete. We have kept to our original schedules and so I would like to thank our customers who have been patient throughout the process.

"I think everyone will agree that the results have been worth it and demonstrates our commitment to investing in our centres for the community and the future.”

South Gloucestershire and Circadian will now be working on Longwell Green Active Lifestyle Centre, also in Bristol, where £1.5m (US$1.9m, €1.7m) will be spent on a new fitness studio, an additional 25 stations in the fitness suite, a new lobby and more poolside showers.
RELATED STORIES
Bradley Stoke centre prepares for January relaunch


The £3.6m redevelopment of Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre near Bristol in Gloucestershire has entered its final phase with the opening of a new adventure climbing experience and soft play area.
Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre to open SOHO Coffee Co shop


Work has started at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre on a brand new coffee shop, SOHO Coffee Co, which will be opening later this month for all leisure centre and library users.
Revamp completed at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre


A £115,000 facelift and extension has been unveiled at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre, following a public consultation that helped identify local needs.
Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre highly commended in national audit


South Gloucestershire Leisure has been highly commended for its management of Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre by the UK Quality Scheme for Sport and Leisure, Quest.
 


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