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£1m fitness makeover for former lido in Newport Pagnell

Middleton Pool and Fitness Centre in Newport Pagnell is undergoing a £1m makeover, including the addition of a brand new low cost gym, as part of a major regeneration of the historic facility.

Work at the centre, which is managed by Places for People Leisure on behalf of Newport Pagnell Town Council, is being carried out by leisure design and build specialist Createability. The work will see a 200sq m (2153sq ft) fitness suite, complete with Precor CV equipment and Matrix strength kit, built on to the side of the building, along with brand new dry side changing facilities.

“Middleton Pool was built back in 1957 as an open air lido, but a roof was put on in 1989 to ensure the pool was viable 12 months a year,” said Simon Churchman, contracts manager for Places for People.

“However, people now demand a wider choice for their exercise options and so adding a fitness suite to the offering was a natural progression. Createability’s plans look amazing and we are all really excited to see the finished result.”

Remedial work to upgrade the pool, pool hall, plant room and wet side changing will also take place as part of a long term programme to ensure the leisure centre, remains viable.

Work is expected to finish in April and membership to the budget gym will be available for £16.99 per month, with a gym and swim inclusive package costing £22.99.

Middleton Pool and Fitness Centre in Newport Pagnell is undergoing a £1m makeover, including the addition of a brand new low cost gym, as part of a major regeneration of the historic facility.
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£1m fitness makeover for former lido in Newport Pagnell

Middleton Pool and Fitness Centre in Newport Pagnell is undergoing a £1m makeover, including the addition of a brand new low cost gym, as part of a major regeneration of the historic facility.

Work at the centre, which is managed by Places for People Leisure on behalf of Newport Pagnell Town Council, is being carried out by leisure design and build specialist Createability. The work will see a 200sq m (2153sq ft) fitness suite, complete with Precor CV equipment and Matrix strength kit, built on to the side of the building, along with brand new dry side changing facilities.

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Middleton Pool and Fitness Centre in Newport Pagnell is undergoing a £1m makeover, including the addition of a brand new low cost gym, as part of a major regeneration of the historic facility.
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