Becontree Leisure Centre Dagenham

Project Description:

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham is the hosting Borough for the 2012 Olympic Games and was keen to demonstrate their commitment to sport in the community with this new flagship centre. Becontree Heath Leisure Centre comprises a 25m 10 lane competition pool with 270 spectator seats, learners pool, multi-purpose community space, 4 badminton court sports hall, Fitness suite with 2 studios, children’s crèche and softplay area and a Cafe. Low carbon features include a gas fired CHP and photovoltaic panels. The facility has also been designed to allow connection to a future district heating network within minimal modification required. The sports hall has been designed with the flexibility to fulfill a business continuity roll for the Council.

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