Works completed at Woolwich’s Waterfront Leisure Centre

A leisure centre’s facelift has been completed for its last few years before it is replaced by a town centre complex.

Phase Two of the repair and improvement works at Waterfront Leisure Centre in Woolwich High Street has now been completed.

The second phase of works forms part of a joint £1.4m investment from GLL and Greenwich council, and will enable the centre to remain open until its town centre replacement is completed in five years’ time.

Mechanical works included the replacement and refurbishment of boilers, air handling units and pool filtration.

Tiling has been replaced at poolside and the reception area has been given a facelift.

Improvements have been made to the changing facilities and decoration has been completed throughout the pool hall.

Water features such as jets and fountains have been reinstated and an
exciting new play feature for under-5s has also been installed.

Richard Gallagher, Partnership Manager at GLL, which runs the Better Waterfront Leisure Centre, said: “We are delighted to have reopened the pools at the centre.

“The refurbishment has restored this local icon to its former glory and added exciting new features, whilst reinstating existing ones which had been out of use for a number of years.

“The much-loved Waterfront Leisure Centre is once again the leisure swim destination of choice for residents from across the Royal Borough and we are looking forward to welcoming customers old and new to the centre.”

To celebrate the reopening of leisure centres, Better has a range of exciting offers for local residents, including ‘Free Swim Fridays’ – free swimming at all council-owned pools in the borough for Greenwich One Card holders.

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