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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

London Bridge news

Fitness First UK has confirmed to HCM that it's in the process of restructuring, citing
David Lloyd has closed its only standalone Blaze studio in Birmingham and moved members to
Illuminated River, described as the world’s longest public artwork, will be lit in commemoration of
A new high-end workspace, designed for the use of personal trainers, coaches and other health
PDP London have won a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) international design competition to
The parents of 21-year-old Sara Zelenak, who died in the London Bridge terror attack in
Elevate
Elevate
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
LXA has inserted a 2,000sq ft (186sq m) indoor/outdoor boxing gym into a mixed-use building
A number of main roads in London city centre were closed on 22 September to
Three out of the six projects on this year's Stirling Prize shortlist are leisure-related, underlining
Merlin-owned UK theme park Alton Towers is set to open a Dungeon attraction next year
Construction work has now begun on the £300m (US$393m, €336m) renovation of Borough Yards in
Merlin Entertainments chief Nick Varney has said the next UK government must hand over responsibility
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has formally withdrawn his support for a Thomas Heatherwick-designed
American light artist Leo Villareal and British architects Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands have won a hotly-contested
The developers of 3D digital modelling software VUCITY have designed a new experience to showcase
Adjaye Associates, Diller Scofidio + Renfro and AL_A are among the six architecture practices in
The Rothschild Foundation has backed an international design competition to create a £20m (US$29.2m, €25.7m)
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
Fitness First is planning to push ahead with the rollout of its microgym concept BEAT,
Fitness First has quietly pulled down the shutters on its BEAT microgym in Charing Cross,
Fitness First has spent £1.9m on a major renovation of its Cottons London Bridge club
Active commuting in London could be in line for a major boost after a number
Fitness First has started the roll out of its heart rate training concept, BEAT, with
Private investment firm Encore Capital is in the midst of what looks like a buying
The shortlist for the Riba Stirling Prize – the UK’s most prestigious architectural award –
King’s College London has outlined its intention to open an innovative venue for science and
sporta, which represents more than 100 charitable trusts across the UK, is holding its third
Part of the 177-year-old London Bridge station roof is set to be rebuilt in Aberystwyth,
Ahead of its opening on 1 February, details of The View from the Shard visitor
The Shard, a new £2bn (US$3.1bn, EUR2.5bn) mixed-use development designed by Renzo Piano, has become
sporta's second Time to Trust conference will cast the net wider than cultural and leisure
Merlin Entertainments has unveiled plans to relocate its London Dungeon attraction from its current location
Independent health club operator Third Space has opened its second site - at the The
Independent health club operator The Third Space is planning to open a number of new
Southwark Council has reopend a six-week public consultation into its plans for the ongoing development
Life After 7, the programme of business networking gatherings organised by Saracens Rugby Football Club
A new indoor sports centre has opened in London Bridge. Called T47, the independently owned
Merlin Entertainments will open a new attraction at its London Dungeons site near London Bridge.
More than 2,000 railway stations across the UK are set to receive a share of
Merlin Entertainments, the operator of the London Dungeon attraction, has been awarded "substantial" compensation after
12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Nuffield Health has worked with ServiceSport UK for more than ten years, ensuring the equipment in its clubs is commercially optimised
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
D2F had updated its brand styling to keep pace with business growth. MD, John Lofting and operations director, Matt Aynsley, explain the rationale
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
GymNation is pioneering the future of fitness with software specialist Perfect Gym providing a scalable tech platform to power and sustain its growth
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
Editor's letter
This is an opportunity for us to shine in the eyes of consumers by going above and beyond in creating excellent contracts
HCM magazine
HCM People

Esther Fairfax

Founder, The Lotte Berk Foundation
My mother was the first person to take dance and create an exercise programme out of it
HCM magazine
Opinion
Dr Paul Bedford talks to Jak Phillips about the double-edged sword of the strength training trend and his ambitions for the sector
HCM magazine
Letters
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
Specifier
You might be tempted to skip a service, but experts say it will cost you in the long run. Providers tell Steph Eaves why they their work is important to the management of assets
HCM magazine
Everyone's talking about
Property experts say it’s a golden moment for health and fitness operators to secure leases, as the sector has come through the pandemic with its reputation largely intact and clubs are seen as desirable anchor tenants. Kath Hudson finds out why landlords want to talk
HCM magazine
Wellness
Absenteeism and presenteeism is taking a huge economic toll, with musculoskeletal problems and poor mental health the biggest issues. Can workplace wellness make a difference? Kath Hudson investigates
HCM magazine
Research
A new study from researchers at Yale shows HIIT can reverse nerve damage caused by Parkinson’s
HCM magazine
HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
HCM magazine
Imposter syndrome about a promotion taught the CEO of SATS that behaving authentically is the most important part of leadership. He talks to Kath Hudson
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
New research has found BMI to be a highly inaccurate measure of childhood obesity, leading current thinking and policy based on it into question
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
HCM magazine
HCM People

Dr Jonathan Leary

Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
HCM magazine
Members are telling us they need support with their mental and spiritual health and the industry is starting to see this need. Now’s the time to fast-track our response
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
The goal is for all new centres to be Net Zero. Sustainability is something we’re investing heavily in across the business
HCM magazine
Although there’s much talk about working with health services, research from SLC suggests there’s much work to do before the sector is ready for the challenge. Kath Hudson asks the experts to identify barriers and solutions
HCM magazine
HCM People

Jennifer Maanavi

Founder, Physique 57
Our ‘why?’ is to improve the lives of our clients, not to make them feel defeated
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Webinar: Building a new energy future for the leisure sector
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical challenge in balancing net zero goals, funding and increased costs.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Study Active acquires Premier Global name and select branding assets
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets from Assessment Technologies Institute LLC, part of Ascend Learning in the US.
Company profiles
Company profile: Panatta Srl
Panatta's mission is to create machines that are aesthetically pleasing, functional and competitive in price ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Taylor Made Designs
Taylor Made Designs (TMD) is a ‘leisure specialist’ provider of bespoke leisure workwear, plus branded ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: ‘Better’ managers get a ‘taste’ for volunteering
The management team from ‘Better’ leisure centres in the Lewisham area is looking for local projects that need a helping hand.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Gymnation appoints Keepme CEO Ian Mullane to board of directors
The fastest growing gym chain based out of the GCC has appointed Keepme’s CEO, Ian Mullane to its board of directors.
Directory
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
11-14 Apr 2024
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
22-24 Apr 2024
Galgorm Resort, York,
Diary dates
10-12 May 2024
China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
Diary dates
23-24 May 2024
Large Hall of the Chamber of Commerce (Erbprinzenpalais), Wiesbaden, Germany
Diary dates
30 May - 02 Jun 2024
Rimini Exhibition Center, Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
08-08 Jun 2024
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
11-13 Jun 2024
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
12-13 Jun 2024
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-05 Sep 2024
IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Diary dates
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
Diary dates
22-25 Oct 2024
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
24-24 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
04-07 Nov 2024
In person, St Andrews, United Kingdom
Diary dates

London Bridge news

Fitness First UK has confirmed to HCM that it's in the process of restructuring, citing
David Lloyd has closed its only standalone Blaze studio in Birmingham and moved members to
Illuminated River, described as the world’s longest public artwork, will be lit in commemoration of
A new high-end workspace, designed for the use of personal trainers, coaches and other health
PDP London have won a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) international design competition to
The parents of 21-year-old Sara Zelenak, who died in the London Bridge terror attack in
Elevate
Elevate
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
LXA has inserted a 2,000sq ft (186sq m) indoor/outdoor boxing gym into a mixed-use building
A number of main roads in London city centre were closed on 22 September to
Three out of the six projects on this year's Stirling Prize shortlist are leisure-related, underlining
Merlin-owned UK theme park Alton Towers is set to open a Dungeon attraction next year
Construction work has now begun on the £300m (US$393m, €336m) renovation of Borough Yards in
Merlin Entertainments chief Nick Varney has said the next UK government must hand over responsibility
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has formally withdrawn his support for a Thomas Heatherwick-designed
American light artist Leo Villareal and British architects Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands have won a hotly-contested
The developers of 3D digital modelling software VUCITY have designed a new experience to showcase
Adjaye Associates, Diller Scofidio + Renfro and AL_A are among the six architecture practices in
The Rothschild Foundation has backed an international design competition to create a £20m (US$29.2m, €25.7m)
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
Fitness First is planning to push ahead with the rollout of its microgym concept BEAT,
Fitness First has quietly pulled down the shutters on its BEAT microgym in Charing Cross,
Fitness First has spent £1.9m on a major renovation of its Cottons London Bridge club
Active commuting in London could be in line for a major boost after a number
Fitness First has started the roll out of its heart rate training concept, BEAT, with
Private investment firm Encore Capital is in the midst of what looks like a buying
The shortlist for the Riba Stirling Prize – the UK’s most prestigious architectural award –
King’s College London has outlined its intention to open an innovative venue for science and
sporta, which represents more than 100 charitable trusts across the UK, is holding its third
Part of the 177-year-old London Bridge station roof is set to be rebuilt in Aberystwyth,
Ahead of its opening on 1 February, details of The View from the Shard visitor
The Shard, a new £2bn (US$3.1bn, EUR2.5bn) mixed-use development designed by Renzo Piano, has become
sporta's second Time to Trust conference will cast the net wider than cultural and leisure
Merlin Entertainments has unveiled plans to relocate its London Dungeon attraction from its current location
Independent health club operator Third Space has opened its second site - at the The
Independent health club operator The Third Space is planning to open a number of new
Southwark Council has reopend a six-week public consultation into its plans for the ongoing development
Life After 7, the programme of business networking gatherings organised by Saracens Rugby Football Club
A new indoor sports centre has opened in London Bridge. Called T47, the independently owned
Merlin Entertainments will open a new attraction at its London Dungeons site near London Bridge.
More than 2,000 railway stations across the UK are set to receive a share of
Merlin Entertainments, the operator of the London Dungeon attraction, has been awarded "substantial" compensation after
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Nuffield Health has worked with ServiceSport UK for more than ten years, ensuring the equipment in its clubs is commercially optimised
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
D2F had updated its brand styling to keep pace with business growth. MD, John Lofting and operations director, Matt Aynsley, explain the rationale
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
GymNation is pioneering the future of fitness with software specialist Perfect Gym providing a scalable tech platform to power and sustain its growth
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
HCM magazine
Imposter syndrome about a promotion taught the CEO of SATS that behaving authentically is the most important part of leadership. He talks to Kath Hudson
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
New research has found BMI to be a highly inaccurate measure of childhood obesity, leading current thinking and policy based on it into question
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
HCM magazine
HCM People

Dr Jonathan Leary

Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
HCM magazine
Members are telling us they need support with their mental and spiritual health and the industry is starting to see this need. Now’s the time to fast-track our response
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
The goal is for all new centres to be Net Zero. Sustainability is something we’re investing heavily in across the business
HCM magazine
Although there’s much talk about working with health services, research from SLC suggests there’s much work to do before the sector is ready for the challenge. Kath Hudson asks the experts to identify barriers and solutions
HCM magazine
HCM People

Jennifer Maanavi

Founder, Physique 57
Our ‘why?’ is to improve the lives of our clients, not to make them feel defeated
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Webinar: Building a new energy future for the leisure sector
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical challenge in balancing net zero goals, funding and increased costs.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Study Active acquires Premier Global name and select branding assets
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets from Assessment Technologies Institute LLC, part of Ascend Learning in the US.
Company profiles
Company profile: Panatta Srl
Panatta's mission is to create machines that are aesthetically pleasing, functional and competitive in price ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Taylor Made Designs
Taylor Made Designs (TMD) is a ‘leisure specialist’ provider of bespoke leisure workwear, plus branded ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: ‘Better’ managers get a ‘taste’ for volunteering
The management team from ‘Better’ leisure centres in the Lewisham area is looking for local projects that need a helping hand.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Gymnation appoints Keepme CEO Ian Mullane to board of directors
The fastest growing gym chain based out of the GCC has appointed Keepme’s CEO, Ian Mullane to its board of directors.
Directory
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
11-14 Apr 2024
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
22-24 Apr 2024
Galgorm Resort, York,
Diary dates
10-12 May 2024
China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
Diary dates
23-24 May 2024
Large Hall of the Chamber of Commerce (Erbprinzenpalais), Wiesbaden, Germany
Diary dates
30 May - 02 Jun 2024
Rimini Exhibition Center, Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
08-08 Jun 2024
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
11-13 Jun 2024
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
12-13 Jun 2024
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-05 Sep 2024
IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Diary dates
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
Diary dates
22-25 Oct 2024
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
24-24 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
04-07 Nov 2024
In person, St Andrews, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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