Client: Oxford City Council / MACE

Location: Blackbird Leys, Oxford

Project Description:

Construction of a new swimming Pool which is linked to the existing Blackbird Leys Leisure Centre. It comprises of an eight lane, 25 metre competition-standard swimming pool with moveable floor, a teaching pool, a fun water area for children with jets and sprays, spectator seating, new changing facilities, a sauna and a new reception and café area.

The new facility incorporates a wide range of adaptations to support users with disabilities and has more parking on the site. It also has a number of energy efficient and carbon reduction measures including Biomass Boiler, Combined Heat and Power Unit, Pool Covers, Energy efficient plant and lighting

The new building extension will be erected alongside the refurbishment of the existing part of the building. These works comprise of consequential improvements to the existing sports hall and changes to the layout and use of existing studios and corridors.