START DATE FOR STRATFORD LEISURE CENTRE ANNOUNCED
At the end of this week the swimming pools will be closed and work will begin to drain them down on Monday 22 December.
The main work on the centre will start in the New Year, beginning on Monday 5 January and is due to be completed in September.
Cllr Lynda Organ, Finance and Physical Resources Portfolio says: “This is one of the most important developments in the town for many years and our aim is to create a quality facility which is used by people across the District and beyond. As part of the Council’s commitment to sports and leisure, we promised to deliver a refurbished visitor and leisure centre in Stratford and it’s fantastic to see these plans getting closer to completion.”
Cllr Mike Brain, Technical Services Portfolio says: “I am pleased works are starting on the facility. This is an exciting moment and great news for people in the District. I look forward to seeing the progress of the refurbishment over the coming months. This is yet another milestone and example of how Stratford District Council is continuing to deliver excellent services – despite financial challenges.”
Steve Speller, Joint Managing Director at Speller Metcalfe said: “The new leisure centre will be refurbished to the point it is almost unrecognisable – a fantastic building providing facilities of a great standard for the general public. As a local Midlands contractors Speller Metcalfe is proud to be delivering such an important scheme.”