Andover Leisure Centre

Andover Leisure Centre

Places Leisure has won the new 30-year leisure DBOM contract for Test Valley Borough Council. To improve the leisure facilities in the city, Pellikaan and Roberts Limbrick Architects were responsible for the design and build construction of the leisure centre.

The new centre includes a gym, virtual bike studio, a 25-meter pool and learning pool with moveable floor, splash pad, dance studios, eight-court sports hall, squash courts, adventure play, Clip and Climb™ and café.

Test Valley Borough Council were keen to retain sports facilities during construction of the new centre, therefore, the project was carried out in phases: after partial demolition, construction of the new centre took place, followed by demolition of the remainder of the building and completion of the landscaping works.

As an operator of leisure clubs in The Netherlands, we have a unique insight in the operational aspects of refurbishments and extensions. Our approach and commitment are focussed on minimising disruption to operational matters. Operating results and long term memberships benefit from this approach, as users can continue their training programmes at their own club.

Client
PPP: Test Valley Borough Council / Places Leisure
Architect
Roberts Limbrick Architects

Considerate Contractor Award

The Andover Leisure Centre project was awarded the Considerate Constructors Scheme Bronze Award, based on Appearance, Community, Environment, Safety and Workforce.

The award was great recognition of the hard work of our dedicated team in achieving excellent and exceptional scores in all these areas.

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Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre

Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre

Places for People Leisure was awarded the contract for design, build operation and maintenance (DBOM) for the leisure centres of Epping Forest Council.

One of the leisure centres involved is the Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre, which Pellikaan built on the location of the former community centre. Therefore, the new centre also has a community room.

Other facilities in this design and build project include a 6 lane 25 meter pool, a learner pool with moveable floor and spectator seating, a gym and dance and spinning studios.the studio can be divided so two classes can take place at the same time, each with their own lighting, air handling, sound system etc.

A compact design was made for the limited space available and the centre has been designed with a green roof to complement the surrounding recreational ground.

Client
Epping Forest Council / Places Leisure
Architect
Pozzoni Architects

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Hinckley Leisure Centre

Hinckley Leisure Centre

The PPP contract for design, construction and operation of Hinckley’s new leisure centre was won by Places for People, who partnered up with Robert Limbrick Architects and Pellikaan. In one of the council’s press releases, Council Leader, Stuart Bray, said: “Residents will get outstanding facilities (…) and a significant financial return over and above the cost of delivery, which will support other services for the next 20 years. This is a clear ‘win-win’ for local people!”

The 8-lane, 25 metre main pool with viewing areas as well as the learner pool have moveable floors. Further wet facilities include a family splash area and sauna and steam rooms. The dry sports facilities include an 8-court sports hall, large gym and several dance and spinning studios. In addition there is a multipurpose / meeting room, a café and dedicated office space for the operator as well as the council. The area around the new leisure centre is landscaped and a clear, grassed play area suitable for school and community use was formed, as well as car parking facilities.

 


 

Client
PPP Hinckley Council / Places for People Leisure
Architect
Roberts Limbrick Architects
Location
Hinckley

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Wyre Forest Leisure Centre, Kidderminster

Wyre Forest Leisure Centre, Kidderminster

The attractive design of the new Wyre Forest Leisure Centre inspires people to take part in a host of sports activities. Apart from a 25m competition pool with seating for spectators, visitors can use the learner pool, which has a moveable floor to accommodate different activities. The wet area also offers a sauna & steamroom.

The 6 court sports hall is suitable for many different sports and because of its dividing wall, it can be used by several groups at the same time. Furthermore a fitness suite, cycling studio and two dance studios are on offer as well as a seven meter high climbing wall and Kid’s Play area. Other areas include reception, café with seating area, offices, changing areas etc. Externally, six synthetic surface MUGA pitches – a 7-a-side pitch and five 5-a-side leisure pitches – have been provided as well as parking space. Have a look at the 3D Flythrough here.

In a team with operator Places for People Leisure, Roberts Limbrick Architects and project managers Press & Starkey, Pellikaan was responsible for the design and build construction of the new facilities. Having worked together on similar projects before, the team was able to work efficiently with the council to complete the PPP contract for the design, build, operation and maintenance of the centre in an exceptionally short period of time. Wyre Forest District Council expects to save over £ 390,000 a year with these new facilities because “the new centre is more sustainable and the contractor will be paying the council a management fee to run the facility”. See also the Council’s full press release.

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Client
PPP Wyre Forest Council / Places for People Leisure
Architect
Roberts Limbrick Architects
Location
Kidderminster

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'Oktopus' Leisure Centre Siegburg

'Oktopus' Leisure Centre Siegburg

Pellikaan created an attractive sports fitness, wellness and recreation world, including renovation of an indoor and outdoor swimming pool (50m).

The biggest attraction is the diving centre with Germany’s deepest diving tower of 20.5 m. Diving enthusiasts can go on expeditions in the “Ruins of the sunken, ancient town of Atlantis” built there. The powerful surf complex is a big challenge for surfers. At 60 kilometers per hour the water shoots up to create “the perfect wave”. There is a slide with four “fast tubes”, a huge tyre flume and two turbo flumes, suitable for fast slide contests.

Alongside the fitness area, a spa and wellness area offers a sauna, steam bath, cosmetic treatments and a massage. The “Friendly Cityhotel Oktopus”, joined to the centre, has 57 modern rooms, interesting themed suites, conference rooms and a well styled restaurant with a café, bar and lounge.

The Oktopus is extremely ecologically and economically sound, due to various efficiency measures. The special attractions and the sustainable energy supply concept are guarantees for long-term project success. The Oktopus will thereby set the standard for many centres.

Client
PPP sab AG / Siegburg Council
Architect
FormA Architekten
Location
Siegburg
Hand-over
August 2009

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Sparkhill Pool and Fitness Centre

Sparkhill Pool and Fitness Centre

Design & Build construction of the new Sparkhill Pool and Fitness Centre, which includes a training pool, learner pool, gym, dance and cycle studios. The centre is unique in its design and is sympathetic to the history of the old baths which used to sit on the same site. The site is tightly located in a very vibrant area between a library and a school building.

That meant that it was extra important to get the build programme just right. Each delivery had to be right on time, so the materials could be used in the building right away; and at the same time, all works needed to be on schedule, so the goods that were being delivered did not need to be stored on site waiting to be used. We uses lean planning techniques and extremely short communication lines to ensure the successful delivery of the project.

The project is part of a Design, Build, Operate and Maintain (DBOM) contract awarded to Places for People Leisure by Birmingham City Council.

 

Client
PPP Birmingham City Council / Places for People Leisure
Architect
Roberts Limbrick Architects

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Pool Stadspark Turnhout

Pool Stadspark Turnhout

After years of vacancy, this Belgian swimming pool received a thorough facelift and extension of facilities. Structural improvement works were done to the basement, pool basins, floors and plant rooms, and the used technology guarantees a final and sustainable solution for the pool. To deal with ground water issues, 1680 cubic meters of concrete was used, that is approximately 4 million kilos.

The leisure pool has a great offer for all ages, with a kids world, a fun- and leisure zone and a 25 meter training pool and a learner pool – both with moveable floor. The wellness area has a whirlpool, sauna and three steam rooms. Especially the play world and the 74 meter long slide stand out. The slide has three dimensional effects, for which the user can pick their own theme, like Halloween or disco. Or you can choose to score as many points as possible along the way by touching specific places of the slide.

The restaurant area offers views offer the kids world and the 25 meter pool. Outside, a spray park was realised.

This DBFMO project was realised together with ESSA engineers and architects, and with operator Optisport, who will operate the pool for 20 years.

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Client
Turnhout City
Architect
Ingenieurs- en Architectenbureau ESSA
Location
Turnhout

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Vital Resort Oversum Winterberg

Vital Resort Oversum Winterberg

In Winterberg Pellikaan built a unique multifunctional resort. The Oversum Vital Resort offers facilities for sports, entertainment, health, tourism and business. This project is a PPP project with the City of Winterberg and investor sab.

The special complex has a swimming pool with various indoor and outdoor pools, a fitness club, sauna with sauna garden, as part of the health and wellness centre is a physio therapy centre and physician’s office, tourist information, congress and event centre, four star hotel with 80 rooms and suites, conference room and restaurant.

The striking architecture of this complex is dominated by an elegant wood structure in the form of a pine cone, in which the seven-storey hotel is housed. All other buildings are constructed on two levels and are harmoniously embedded in the spa park landscape.

Client
PPP sab AG / Winterberg City Council
Architect
FormA Architekten
Location
Winterberg
Hand-over
February 2012

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West Bromwich Leisure Centre

West Bromwich Leisure Centre

Places for People Leisure (previously DC Leisure) was chosen to design, build, run and maintain the new West Bromwich Leisure Centre. Designed by Roberts Limbrick Architects, the centre offers a 25m pool, learner pool, sauna and steam room, a four-court sports hall, fitness suite, dance studios, a dedicated children’s adventure area and a café.

As main contractor, Pellikaan was involved from the tender stage, working closely with Places for People Leisure and Roberts Limbrick to develop this high quality and feasible design and build sports complex.

Local involvement was an important factor for this DBOM project, stimulated by the enthusiasm and support of Sandwell Council. The centre benefits students by providing training and employment opportunities, which already started during construction when local students were involved. Collaboration with the council’s organisation “Think Local” enabled Pellikaan to optimise local involvement during the process: a good 70% of works was subcontracted locally.

See also article “Making a difference in West Bromwich” with Council: “sustainable for future”; Operator: “high quality cost effective leisure provision”; Sport England: “best practice example”.

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Client
PPP: Sandwell Council / Places for People Leisure
Architect
Roberts Limbrick Architects
Location
West Bromwich
Hand-over
May 2014

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Wellness Centre and Leisure Pool monte mare Bedburg

Wellness Centre and Leisure Pool monte mare Bedburg

In cooperation with monte mare Architects and Engineers, Pellikaan completed an exclusive swimming pool and wellness centre in approx. 15 months. The combination of a modern swimming pool with high quality exotic Lifestyle Resort is excellent. With some 650m² water surface it is one of the biggest pools in the region. In the public pool area, there are a 25 meter pool with 1- and 3-meter diving boards, learner pool, children’s pool and also heated benches and a relaxing zone.

monte mare asked wellverde to take care of the interior design and decoration of the wellness part of the centre. They ensured that the magic of Bali is captured. The beautiful saunagarden is layed out with much water where a variety of saunas and pools can be found. Indoors, additional saunas are available as well as relax areas, feature showers etc. Treatment rooms are on the first floor, with solarium and an Indonesian mud pool.

The pool water is heated with a heat exchanger, using river water that was heated by a powerstation. With numerous innovative techniques and materials, the energy costs are significantly and sustainably reduced.

The Council awarded this PPP contract to monte mare, working with Pellikaan.

Client
monte mare Unternehmensgruppe / Stadt Bedburg
Architect
monte mare Architekten und Ingenieure
Location
Bedburg
Hand-over
May 2010

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Wonnemar, Marktheidenfeld

Wonnemar, Marktheidenfeld

The new Thermal Spa and Swimming Pool Complex for Marktheidenfeld Council has a Training and Leisure Pool area, a Sauna Area and a Thermal Spa area. In addition, the spacious outdoor pool was retained and was completely renovated. Of course a restaurant is included as well.

The training and leisure pool includes a 25 meter pool, a children’s pool, a training pool and slide; in summers, this section is accessible from the renovated outdoor pool.

Sauna and Thermal Spa Areas
The Sauna area offers great diversity in saunas, steam rooms, treatment rooms, rasul, thalasso, many relax rooms and several relaxing pools. Two more saunas can be found in the saunagarden. In addition, the Thermal Spa area has various spring water pools, a massage pool and an indoor-outdoor saltwater pool.

Operator InterSPA is our client and won the project, with Pellikaan in a PPP competition for Design, Build, Finance, Maintain and Operate

Client
InterSPA Group / Marktheidenfeld Council
Architect
i-Plan
Location
Marktheidenfeld
Hand-over
december 2012

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Aqua Balance Pool, Hannover-Misburg

Aqua Balance Pool, Hannover-Misburg

Complete renovation and refurbishment of the existing training and leisure pools in a PPP with the council as well as the operator. The new “aqua balance” was extended with areas for sauna, fitness, beauty and restaurant area. The large and well designed outdoor area with two large pools, a wide slide and ample sunbathing space completes the offer.

The centre has a highly efficient combined heat and power Plant using gas as well as plant oil. Apart from heat, electricity is produced in the CHP, the surplus of which is sold back to the electricity provider.

Client
PPP - sab AG / Hanover Misburg Council
Architect
Hooper Architects
Location
Hannover, Misburg
Hand-over
January 2008

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