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David Lloyd Leisure to buy Harrogate club

David Lloyd Leisure has exchanged contracts to buy premium health club The Academy in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, and will invest more than £3million (US$3.9m, €3.5m) to refurbish facilities.

The deal is expected to complete at the end of July and the 99 staff will remain at the club, joining David Lloyd Clubs’ team of over 8,600 across the UK and Europe.

It will be the company’s 110th site and The Academy members will be able to use any of David Lloyd Clubs’ sites in the UK, Holland, Belgium, Spain and Ireland, except the three Harbour Clubs in London.

Refurbishment work is expected to start in autumn and will finish in early 2018, during which time the facility will remain open.

The gym will form the centrepiece of the club and will feature brands such as Octane, Wattbike, Woodway Curve and Life Fitness.

The facility’s four indoor and three outdoor tennis courts will be refurbished, along with the indoor swimming pool. Group exercise facilities will also be upgraded.

The Academy will also feature a café bar and an adults-only lounge and business hub for those looking to relax or work while children enjoy supervised activities.

Glenn Earlam, David Lloyd Clubs chief executive, said: “The Academy club, with its superb range of family-friendly facilities, is the perfect addition to our growing portfolio of clubs across the UK and Europe. We have ambitious plans which we believe will make it Harrogate’s leading health and racquets clubs.

Mark Silver, The Academy CEO, said: “The Academy opened in October 1994, with the intention of being the premium health and leisure operator in the region. Over the last 23 years I believe that has been achieved. With the sale to David Lloyd Leisure, and the investment and expertise they will bring in, I feel very confident that our members and Harrogate will reap the benefits for many years to come.”

David Lloyd Leisure has exchanged contracts to buy premium health club The Academy in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, and will invest more than £3million (US$3.9m, €3.5m) to refurbish facilities.
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The deal is expected to complete at the end of July and the 99 staff will remain at the club, joining David Lloyd Clubs’ team of over 8,600 across the UK and Europe.

It will be the company’s 110th site and The Academy members will be able to use any of David Lloyd Clubs’ sites in the UK, Holland, Belgium, Spain and Ireland, except the three Harbour Clubs in London.

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The facility’s four indoor and three outdoor tennis courts will be refurbished, along with the indoor swimming pool. Group exercise facilities will also be upgraded.

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