Latest
issue
GET HCM
magazine
Sign up for the FREE digital edition of HCM magazine and also get the HCM ezine and breaking news email alerts.
Not right now, thanksclose this window I've already subscribed!
Nespresso Professional UK
Nespresso Professional UK
Nespresso Professional UK
Follow Health Club Management on Twitter Like Health Club Management on Facebook Join the discussion with Health Club Management on LinkedIn
FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

Latest news

Serco Leisure takes over David Lloyd Maidstone

David Lloyd is closing its Maidstone club this month
The site will reopen under the management of Serco Leisure on 5 June
Serco Leisure is a contract management operator

Serco Leisure is taking over the management of a health club previously operated by David Lloyd.

In February, David Lloyd notified members at Lockmeadow club in Maidstone that it would be closing the club at the end of May.

Serco Leisure then entered into talks with Maidstone Borough Council (MBC) regarding the possibility of keeping the club open.

On May 16th, it was announced that Serco Leisure and MLT would become the new operators at the club, which features a swimming pool, 200-station gym and sauna/steam room. The facility will continue to operate as a private members’ club.

Simon Lane, Serco’s MD for Leisure and Micromobility said: “This is a fabulous opportunity for Serco Leisure in the region. We are the trusted operator of two facilities in the town already, which will have played in our favour when discussions about the future management of this club were taking place. We now look ahead to an exciting opening date for the newly named Lockmeadow Health Club.”

Commenting on the new operator, MBC Cabinet Member for Leisure and Arts – Cllr Claudine Russell said: “After extensive marketing and interest from other providers, Serco Leisure’s offer in terms of both financial reward and service provided, put them as the front runners to operate this private members’ club.

“We know how much our residents have valued this facility in the town centre for many years and are delighted that it the facility will remain open as a place to relax, work out and socialise for the people of Maidstone.”

Serco Leisure in partnership with the Trust and on behalf of MBC operate the Mote Park Outdoor Adventure and Maidstone Leisure Centre.

Company Details
Serco Leisure
Serco Leisure is a part of Serco Group plc. Serco Leisure manages and operates leisure facilities in partnership with local authorities or through bespoke leisure trust arrangements across the UK and Channel Islands.
Address
Lancer House, 38 Scudamore Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 1UB, UK
Telephone
+44 (0)116 240 7500
Related news

Serco awarded five-year leisure contract extension in Northern Ireland

02 Mar 2023
Serco’s leisure business has been awarded a five-year extension on its contract to operate three ...

Serco sites retain highest industry accreditation

07 Nov 2022
Bisham Abbey and Lilleshall, the national sports centres operated by Serco Leisure on behalf of ...

Five-year contract extension for Serco Leisure in Shropshire

25 Aug 2022
Serco Leisure and its operating partner in the region, Shropshire Community Leisure Trust have been ...
Serco Leisure is taking over the management of a health club previously operated by David Lloyd.
SAR,PAC,SWM,ASW,LCT,HAF,FIT,PUB
2023/THUMB351322_280076_906419.jpg
Latest News
According to a number of recent studies, semaglutide weight-loss drugs can be effective in treating ...
Latest News
German health and fitness operator, LifeFit Group, has found a new investor – Waterland Private ...
Latest News
More than 200 organisations and athletes in the UK have signed an open letter to ...
Latest News
Diversity, equity and inclusion in the European fitness industry is examined in a new report ...
Latest News
Following the success of its first site in Whitefield, Total Fitness is launching a purpose-built ...
Latest News
David Beckham and F45 Training have finally settled the breach-of-contract lawsuit around Beckham’s ambassadorial agreement ...
Latest News
Apple has previewed the upcoming watchOS 11, which has more health and fitness insights and ...
Latest News
With just a few weeks until the General Election, CIMSPA – the organisation that represents people ...
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Teca StandUp is an exciting line, bringing something genuinely new to gyms
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Life Fitness has reimagined cardio with the launch of its Symbio line which has been designed with advanced biomechanics and offers deep levels of customisation
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
At the heart of the Sydney Swans new headquarters in Australia is an elite player-focused training facility by strength equipment specialist BLK BOX
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Sustainability in the fitness industry is coming on in leaps and bounds as more operators refurbish their gym equipment to save money and the planet
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
A major refurbishment of Sport Ireland Fitness by Technogym has created a world-class public gym at the home of Irish sport
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Coaching workshops from Keith Smith and Adam Daniel have been designed to empower your team and transform your service
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
Sponsored
Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
From payments to virtual classes, software integrations can take your operation to the next level. Providers tell us about their most in-demand offerings
HCM magazine
Steph Eaves looks at how health assessment devices are evolving to keep up with industry trends
HCM magazine
AI has the potential to support people in making healthy lifestyle changes if its algorithms can be updated to understand the different stages of motivation, as Jodi Heckel reports
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues across the industry and share your ideas and experiences. We’d love to hear from you: [email protected]
HCM magazine
Appointed president of Xponential Fitness when she was only 34, Sarah Luna attributes her career success to the grit, determination and stamina she honed as a dancer by day and Pilates teacher by night. She talks to Kath Hudson about how owning her choices has given her the resilience to take on one of the top jobs in the US fitness industry, while also raising a family
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Explosion of passion for fitness at RiminiWellness 2024 and record success for Panatta
The passion for fitness and bodybuilding reached new heights at the Panatta stands during RiminiWellness (30 May – 2 June 20204) – the largest fitness event in Italy – which this year exceeded the 100,000 visitor mark.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Elevate announces new aquatics and active kids theatres for 2024 event
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), the Swimming Teachers Association (STA), and Swim England have teamed up to sponsor an aquatic theatre at Elevate 2024.
Company profiles
Company profile: ABC Trainerize
ABC Trainerize is a member engagement mobile app and software platform that allows coaches and ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Seca
As the world market leader of medical measuring and weighing we take body composition analysis ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Safe Space: Delivering the vision
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
GymKit UK press release: Peak Pilates UK earns 10 CIMSPA CPD points for FitCore™ group reformer speciality education programme
Peak Pilates, a leader in high-quality Pilates education and equipment, is proud to announce that their FitCore™ Education Programme has received the CIMSPA endorsement in the UK, earning a perfect 10 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: London's first ever LGBTQ+ Sports Festival a resounding success
More than 500 visitors took part in a host of sports and leisure activities on Sunday 16th June as part of London Pride’s inaugural 2024 Out for Sport Festival at the iconic Crystal Palace National Sports Centre.
Directory
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Property & Tenders
Cleveland Lakes, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire
Cotswold Lakes Trust
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
03-05 Sep 2024
IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Diary dates
08-10 Sep 2024
Wyndham® Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs™ Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
Diary dates
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
20-22 Sep 2024
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
Diary dates
09-13 Oct 2024
Soneva Fushi, Maldives
Diary dates
10 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London,
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
04-06 Feb 2025
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
11-13 Feb 2025
Fairmont Riyadh , Saudi Arabia
Diary dates
10-13 Apr 2025
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
07-07 Jun 2025
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
28-31 Oct 2025
Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
Diary dates

Latest news

Serco Leisure takes over David Lloyd Maidstone

David Lloyd is closing its Maidstone club this month
The site will reopen under the management of Serco Leisure on 5 June
Serco Leisure is a contract management operator

Serco Leisure is taking over the management of a health club previously operated by David Lloyd.

In February, David Lloyd notified members at Lockmeadow club in Maidstone that it would be closing the club at the end of May.

Serco Leisure then entered into talks with Maidstone Borough Council (MBC) regarding the possibility of keeping the club open.

On May 16th, it was announced that Serco Leisure and MLT would become the new operators at the club, which features a swimming pool, 200-station gym and sauna/steam room. The facility will continue to operate as a private members’ club.

Simon Lane, Serco’s MD for Leisure and Micromobility said: “This is a fabulous opportunity for Serco Leisure in the region. We are the trusted operator of two facilities in the town already, which will have played in our favour when discussions about the future management of this club were taking place. We now look ahead to an exciting opening date for the newly named Lockmeadow Health Club.”

Commenting on the new operator, MBC Cabinet Member for Leisure and Arts – Cllr Claudine Russell said: “After extensive marketing and interest from other providers, Serco Leisure’s offer in terms of both financial reward and service provided, put them as the front runners to operate this private members’ club.

“We know how much our residents have valued this facility in the town centre for many years and are delighted that it the facility will remain open as a place to relax, work out and socialise for the people of Maidstone.”

Serco Leisure in partnership with the Trust and on behalf of MBC operate the Mote Park Outdoor Adventure and Maidstone Leisure Centre.

Company Details
Serco Leisure
Serco Leisure is a part of Serco Group plc. Serco Leisure manages and operates leisure facilities in partnership with local authorities or through bespoke leisure trust arrangements across the UK and Channel Islands.
Address
Lancer House, 38 Scudamore Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 1UB, UK
Telephone
+44 (0)116 240 7500
Related news

Serco awarded five-year leisure contract extension in Northern Ireland

02 Mar 2023
Serco’s leisure business has been awarded a five-year extension on its contract to operate three ...

Serco sites retain highest industry accreditation

07 Nov 2022
Bisham Abbey and Lilleshall, the national sports centres operated by Serco Leisure on behalf of ...

Five-year contract extension for Serco Leisure in Shropshire

25 Aug 2022
Serco Leisure and its operating partner in the region, Shropshire Community Leisure Trust have been ...
Serco Leisure is taking over the management of a health club previously operated by David Lloyd.
SAR,PAC,SWM,ASW,LCT,HAF,FIT,PUB
2023/THUMB351322_280076_906419.jpg

Latest news

According to a number of recent studies, semaglutide weight-loss drugs can be effective in treating
German health and fitness operator, LifeFit Group, has found a new investor – Waterland Private
More than 200 organisations and athletes in the UK have signed an open letter to
Diversity, equity and inclusion in the European fitness industry is examined in a new report
Following the success of its first site in Whitefield, Total Fitness is launching a purpose-built
David Beckham and F45 Training have finally settled the breach-of-contract lawsuit around Beckham’s ambassadorial agreement
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
CoverMe Fitness, the studio management app for the fitness industry, has launched in Australia, with
Apple has previewed the upcoming watchOS 11, which has more health and fitness insights and
With just a few weeks until the General Election, CIMSPA – the organisation that represents people
Co-founders of specialist gym and fitness wear company, WIT Fitness, have returned to the brand
Basic-Fit has signed an agreement to sell five Holmes Place clubs it acquired as part
The UK health and fitness is performing well, especially the private sector, with member numbers,
David Lloyd Leisure has opened the doors of Madrid country club, La Finca, which it
Global Wellness Summit
Global Wellness Summit
The passion for fitness and bodybuilding reached new heights at the Panatta stands during RiminiWellness
Leisure development specialist, Alliance Leisure, has appointed industry veteran, David Stalker, as advisor to the
According to new research from Ernst & Young, the gap between female and male engagement
Justin Musgrove, CEO of Fitness First UK, has made another tactical move, launching three Les
High-end country club operator, Life Time Group Holdings, has closed a US$40 million sale and
In the latest edition of HCM magazine, Mark Tweedie talks about his hopes for the
The Active Czech Foundation hosted its first annual Active Czech Conference earlier this month, in
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
RLSS UK, STA and Swim England are joining forces to bring Aquatics to Elevate 2024
Planet Fitness is refinancing and taking on securitised debt under its existing securitised financing facility.
The US health and fitness industry is worth US$22.4 billion to the nation’s economy, according
1 - 20 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Teca StandUp is an exciting line, bringing something genuinely new to gyms
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Life Fitness has reimagined cardio with the launch of its Symbio line which has been designed with advanced biomechanics and offers deep levels of customisation
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
At the heart of the Sydney Swans new headquarters in Australia is an elite player-focused training facility by strength equipment specialist BLK BOX
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Sustainability in the fitness industry is coming on in leaps and bounds as more operators refurbish their gym equipment to save money and the planet
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
A major refurbishment of Sport Ireland Fitness by Technogym has created a world-class public gym at the home of Irish sport
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Coaching workshops from Keith Smith and Adam Daniel have been designed to empower your team and transform your service
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
Sponsored
Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
From payments to virtual classes, software integrations can take your operation to the next level. Providers tell us about their most in-demand offerings
HCM magazine
Steph Eaves looks at how health assessment devices are evolving to keep up with industry trends
HCM magazine
AI has the potential to support people in making healthy lifestyle changes if its algorithms can be updated to understand the different stages of motivation, as Jodi Heckel reports
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues across the industry and share your ideas and experiences. We’d love to hear from you: [email protected]
HCM magazine
Appointed president of Xponential Fitness when she was only 34, Sarah Luna attributes her career success to the grit, determination and stamina she honed as a dancer by day and Pilates teacher by night. She talks to Kath Hudson about how owning her choices has given her the resilience to take on one of the top jobs in the US fitness industry, while also raising a family
HCM magazine
The media questioned our rationale, but we have hope and a vision and people are responding very enthusiastically
HCM magazine
HCM People

Mariah Rooney

Founder, Trauma Informed Weight Lifting
When people experience early life trauma it impacts their bodies and nervous systems. I became curious about how lifting weights could help them have the experience of strength
HCM magazine
Immediate rewards can motivate people to exercise more, according to new research, reports Kath Hudson
HCM magazine
It’s time to start the conversation about pelvic health. It’s not just menopausal women who have challenges: young women and men can also experience issues they’re too embarrassed to discuss or seek help for, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
HCM People

Mark Tweedie

Associate, Miova
I’d love to see a national wellness service working hand in glove with NHS primary care
HCM magazine
As more trans women, trans men and non-binary people join health clubs, it’s time to work out a system where everyone feels included, protected and safe in the locker room. Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Explosion of passion for fitness at RiminiWellness 2024 and record success for Panatta
The passion for fitness and bodybuilding reached new heights at the Panatta stands during RiminiWellness (30 May – 2 June 20204) – the largest fitness event in Italy – which this year exceeded the 100,000 visitor mark.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Elevate announces new aquatics and active kids theatres for 2024 event
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), the Swimming Teachers Association (STA), and Swim England have teamed up to sponsor an aquatic theatre at Elevate 2024.
Company profiles
Company profile: ABC Trainerize
ABC Trainerize is a member engagement mobile app and software platform that allows coaches and ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Seca
As the world market leader of medical measuring and weighing we take body composition analysis ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Safe Space: Delivering the vision
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
GymKit UK press release: Peak Pilates UK earns 10 CIMSPA CPD points for FitCore™ group reformer speciality education programme
Peak Pilates, a leader in high-quality Pilates education and equipment, is proud to announce that their FitCore™ Education Programme has received the CIMSPA endorsement in the UK, earning a perfect 10 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: London's first ever LGBTQ+ Sports Festival a resounding success
More than 500 visitors took part in a host of sports and leisure activities on Sunday 16th June as part of London Pride’s inaugural 2024 Out for Sport Festival at the iconic Crystal Palace National Sports Centre.
Directory
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Property & Tenders
Cleveland Lakes, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire
Cotswold Lakes Trust
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
03-05 Sep 2024
IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Diary dates
08-10 Sep 2024
Wyndham® Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs™ Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
Diary dates
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
20-22 Sep 2024
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
Diary dates
09-13 Oct 2024
Soneva Fushi, Maldives
Diary dates
10 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London,
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
04-06 Feb 2025
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
11-13 Feb 2025
Fairmont Riyadh , Saudi Arabia
Diary dates
10-13 Apr 2025
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
07-07 Jun 2025
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
28-31 Oct 2025
Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
Search news, features & products:
Find a supplier:
Nespresso Professional UK
Nespresso Professional UK
Partner sites