The improvements in Redcar are part of an investment package to inject £75m into the town that will create new jobs and businesses to boost the economy. Redcar Leisure and Community Heart is a new £31m development with sports and leisure centre, swimming pools, business centre, and multi-functional meeting and community spaces that will create a real all weather attraction for Redcar residents and visitors to the town.
The new £31m Leisure and Community Heart, in Ridley Street opened in April 2014. Barr + Wray were appointed in 2012 alongside Main Contractor; Willmott Dixon and AFLS+P Architects as part of the team responsible for designing and delivering this project in the North East of England.
The project included the design, supply & commissioning of filtration and water treatment systems for the main 25m x 17m pool, the leisure pool with beach area and FlowRider®. B+W also supplied the features within the leisure pool such as play apparatus and water fountains and all associated filtration.
Redcar Leisure Centre facilities also include for a 100+ station gym, 8 court sports hall including badminton, volley ball, basketball, cricket, football, indoor hockey, Dance Studio and café.