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Exeter’s proposed ‘super-efficient’ leisure centre receives council approval

A proposal for a “super-efficient” multi-million pound leisure centre with health and spa facilities has been approved by Exeter City Council.

The facility – which is expected to cost in the region of £26.5m – will be developed on the site of the Devon town’s bus station and funded entirely by the local authority. A new bus station will also be built on the site – also funded by the council.

St Sidwell’s Point Leisure Complex will include an eight-lane main pool, a learner pool with moveable floors, a 150-station gym, a soft play area, a cafe and a creche.

The centre will also be the UK’s first to be built to super-efficient low energy Passivhaus standard, saving “around 70 per cent on annual fuel costs”.

Work on the centre is expected to begin in spring 2017, with winter 2018 earmarked for completion.

Phil Bialyk, lead councillor for the redevelopment, said: “There is still a lot of work to do, but we are a step closer to creating these exciting developments, which will be a major asset to Exeter city centre.”

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A proposal for a “super-efficient” multi-million pound leisure centre with health and spa facilities has been approved by Exeter City Council.
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The centre has been proposed for the land currently occupied by Exeter bus station
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SportsArt Fitness
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SportSoft UK Ltd
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Leisure Media, publisher of business to business magazines for the global leisure industries, such as
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Virgin Active and Places for People Leisure will provide training and opportunities for former Category D offenders to work in their clubs
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GoCardless & Speedflex
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Calisthenics: is it just for hardmen, or is it an alternative activity that could appeal to your crossfitters or those in your free weights area? Kath Hudson reports
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The IHRSA European Congress, which takes place next month in Lisbon, Portugal, is a must-attend, must-experience event for industry leaders doing business in Europe says IHRSA’s Kristen Walsh
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How far is the health club industry from completing its evolution from a niche sector to a mass mainstream movement?
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New trends
A combination of being hunched over desks and dynamic workouts have led to a new trend in assisted stretching studios. Is this the next big thing and should health club operators be adding it for their members? Kath Hudson reports
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Tech
Body composition analysers are an excellent way to differentiate your club, as well as help your members get results. Kath Hudson reports
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Cycling
A new age of indoor cycling is upon us, characterised by a more diverse range of bikes and consumers. Steph Eaves breaks down the options in this two-part series
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IHRSA update
Kristen Walsh, associate publisher at IHRSA, reveals the top performing health club operators in the US, Canada and Latin America
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News report
A disused tower block in central São Paulo has been converted into a vibrant fitness, sport and leisure destination for the city, as Kim Megson reports
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Floatation
Scientists believe floatation therapy could be a shortcut to meditation and much more than just a relaxation amenity for health clubs. Niamh Madigan dives in to find out more
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Bear Grylls has bought into BMF – formerly British Military Fitness – now rebranded as Be Military Fit and with its sights set on international expansion through franchising
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Last year our revenue was around €18m – up from €14 in 2016, so we’re moving in the right direction. And we’ve been growing by an average of 40 per cent each year since we started in 2008
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We don’t sell the transformational dream: our core message to people is the importance of creating a new lifestyle and being fit for life
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The drive behind everything we do is to help our patients get better. Whether that means climbing Everest, or climbing the stairs
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The ultimate goal of WHO’s Global Action Plan on Physical Activity is a 15 per cent reduction in the global prevalence of inactivity by 2030
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With the EXOS programmes, I can guarantee vitality. Our goal is to upgrade people’s lives by finding their true purpose
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We’re offering members the convenience of having a workout and a chance to shop in a lively, welcoming environment
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Ultimately, people don’t need a place to exercise; if that’s what they want, they’ve got their front room. What people really need from us is the inspiration and motivation to exercise – and that’s the DNA of Third Space
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EXF has been awarded a new contract with luxury London Health Club group, Third Space.
Featured suppliers
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