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UK's first purpose-built indoor parkour centre opens in London

The UK's first purpose-built indoor parkour centre has opened in east London.

Chainstore Parkour Academy, at Trinity Buoy Wharf, near Canning Town, has been designed as a dedicated hub for parkour activity – including daily classes delivered by NGB qualified coaches, training and certification courses, youth academies and parkour holiday camps.

The venue is a partnership between Freemove, a provider of pre-fabricated parkour facilities, and Parkour Generations, a professional coaching and performance organisation for the sport.

As part of the partnership, Freemove has supplied the academy with the first ever UK indoor concrete parkour equipment, complemented by a bespoke steel and panelled structure.

Facilities include a 14mx14m Parkour Zone, mimicking the conditions of the outside world in terms of materials, feel and atmosphere and a functional strength and fitness gym-space – complete with squat racks, lifting platforms, kettlebells, tractor tyres, prowlers, ropes, sledge-hammers and weights.

There is also a dance and activity zone for yoga, martial arts and pilates and an observation deck overlooking the entire space.

Dan Edwardes, director of Parkour Generations, said: "The Academy will be a hub for parkour excellence and has been built to meet the demands of a very wide audience – from young people through to older users, and from complete beginners through to advanced parkour practioners.

"It is the first of its kind in the UK and is a space that we are confident will continue to help make parkour more accessible to all."

The Chainstore will be open every day of the week. Classes will be priced at £10 and a daily drop in fee has set at £8. memberships can be acquired for six or 12 month terms and range from £40 to £85 per month, depending on the package.

The UK's first purpose-built indoor parkour centre has opened in east London.
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Chainstore Parkour Academy, at Trinity Buoy Wharf, near Canning Town, has been designed as a dedicated hub for parkour activity – including daily classes delivered by NGB qualified coaches, training and certification courses, youth academies and parkour holiday camps.

The venue is a partnership between Freemove, a provider of pre-fabricated parkour facilities, and Parkour Generations, a professional coaching and performance organisation for the sport.

As part of the partnership, Freemove has supplied the academy with the first ever UK indoor concrete parkour equipment, complemented by a bespoke steel and panelled structure.

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