Morden Leisure Centre, Merton

Morden Leisure Centre, Merton

For the London Borough of Merton, Pellikaan delivered a new leisure centre at Morden Park.

Morden’s new leisure centre features a 25 meter pool, as well as a learner pool with moveable floor so it is also suitable for diving from the 1 meter springboards – and from the diving tower with 3- and 5-meter platforms. Other facilities include a spacious gym, large studio and café area.

The centre is highly accessible with Changing Places facilities in addition to the substantial amount of dedicated toilets and showers and the pool pod.

Measures taken to comply with London’s sustainability requirements include provision of solar panels, CHP, car charging facilities and a wadi for storage of excess rainwater.

Client
Merton Council

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Richard van Emmerik
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The Hive Leisure Centre, Ely

The Hive Leisure Centre, Ely

The famous cathedral of Ely served as inspiration for the choice of materials for the new Leisure in East Cambridgeshire. For example on the sports hall walls.

Value engineering and design development were essential for this project, and we worked closely together with Roberts Limbrick Architects to achieve the best possible value for money whilst staying true to the design philosophy of the AFLS&P design, which was the basis for the project at tender stage. One example of this that we moved the basement and roof plant rooms to the ground floor and first floor levels without increasing the building’s footprint.

Client
East Cambridgeshire District Council
Architect
AFLS&P - Roberts Limbrick Architects

Project details

The sports facilities on offer include a 4-court sports hall, an 8 lane 25 meter pool, a learner pool with moveable floor as well as a gym, two dance studios and a multipurpose room.

Outside, the 11-a-side 3G artificial pitch completes the offer. The centre is phase 2 of a larger leisure development in Ely, which also boasts a cinema and restaurants.

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Gert-Jan Peeters
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Sports Centre De Roodloop Hilvarenbeek

Sports Centre De Roodloop Hilvarenbeek

We worked closely together with our M&E partner and architect for the design and build construction of this new sports hall – swimming pool combination. Long term maintenance of the installations is part of the contract.

The compact building takes into account the requirements of the visitors very well. When you enter the building, you can see where you need to go right away. From the café are, you can see the sports hall as well as the swimming pool. Visitors will feel welcomed and be enticed to do sports.

A lot of attention went to the sustainability of the building, which resulted in an all-electric centre: the first swimming pool without a gas connection. This is achieved by a combination of reducing energy requirements through high insulation values and airtightness, and with technical installations including solar panels, heat pumps, LED lighting and heat recovery systems.

Client
Hilvarenbeek Council
Architect
Architectenbureau Bos

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Gert-Jan Peeters
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KJC en MFS, Heemskerk

KJC en MFS, Heemskerk

School, rehabilitation and sports

Heliomare Child and Youth Centre:
In this new Child- and Youth Centre,  children and young adults with special needs will find a school for special needs education that also offers facilities for rehabilitation, sports and movement. And to add to all that, the high-tech Regional Expert Centre offers outpatient treatment. Therefore, in addition to the usual school facilities, this centre has dedicated sports and movement areas, a hydrotherapy pool and rehabilitation rooms.

Every functionality of the building has its own domain, with its own entrance, but everybody comes together at the plaza. This large, high area houses the restaurant and has views to every domain.

Heemskerk Multipurpose Sports Centre:
A separate part of the building is the Multipurpose Sports Centre. During the daytime, this is used by primary school pupils from the area as well as Heliomare’s primary and secondary school students. The Heemskerk Council’s new sports hall is built to Dutch Olympic Committee standards and therefore also excellently suited for use by local sports clubs.

Engineer, Build, Maintain: the design by Architectenbureau Marlies Rohmer was further developed by our team before construction. After hand-over, Pellikaan remains responsible for maintenance of the building for 12 years.

Client
Heliomare and Heemskerk Council
Architect
Architectenbureau Marlies Rohmer
Location
Heemskerk

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Gert-Jan Peeters
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Swimming Pool De Vrolijkheid, Zwolle

Swimming Pool De Vrolijkheid, Zwolle

Swimming Pool De Vrolijkheid has approx 1575 m2 water surface. 25 meter pools, training pool, children’s pool and a combined training- and leisure pool.

In addition there is an indoor slide, a restaurant, spectator seating and several areas for clubs and fitness. Pellikaan was able to provide the best proposal within the tight budget that Zwolle Council had set. The design & build plan was judged on design, maintenance and operation. Our operating experience was very useful in developing this efficient plan.

Client
Zwolle Council
Architect
pos4 architekten / Strategie Architecten

Sustainability

In the building, several sustainability measures were provided which save energy, water and maintenance cost, and which generate heat. Examples include an optimum location facing the sun, the indoor slide, low-pressure pool filters, high-efficiently motors in the air handling units, heat recovery,

additional insulation, grey-water circuit, LED lighting, use of a biomass installation, solar boiler and 2550 m2 photovoltaic panels.

Because of these measures, this swimming pool is one of the most energy efficient pools that can be realised at this time.

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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
Location
Sparkhill

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Gert-Jan Peeters
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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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Gert-Jan Peeters
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Sennocke Centre Sevenoaks

Sennocke Centre Sevenoaks

At Sevenoaks, a new sports centre was built as an extension of the existing tennis hall. The hall remained in use during part of the construction of the new centre. The refurbishment of the hall was scheduled late in the planning, so it could remain open as long as possible.

The existing tennis hall at Sevenoaks School was refurbished with new carpets, lighting etc.

The new centre offers the students a wide range of facilities such as a multi-purpose sports hall, six-lane swimming pool, fitness, dance, squash and tennis.

With the sports hall viewing gallery, poolside seating and social areas the audience can be made very welcome.

Client
Sevenoaks School
Architect
S&P Architects
Location
Sevenoaks
Hand-over
January 2005

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Gert-Jan Peeters
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Family Pool and Wellness Centre Mölln

Family Pool and Wellness Centre Mölln

At the location of the previous spa baths in Mölln, Pellikaan built a new pool and sauna centre. The design concept of Geising & Böker splits the building horizontally in a heavy pedestal and a light, floating top, that appears to be flowing in the wind between the trees.

The pool targets athletes, non-swimmers and parents with children. Therefore a 25 meter pool was created as well as a play- and learner pool with hydrotherapy, and that is suitable for aquacycling as well as swimming lessons. For the little ones, a play area was created. There is ample space to relax as well.

The sauna area has two saunas and a steam room. Very spacious relax areas have been set up in this section of the centre. The open fireplace and the sauna garden complete the offer.

 

 

Client
Mölln Council
Architect
Geising & Böker Architekten
Location
Mölln
Hand-over
Autumn 2016

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Gert-Jan Peeters
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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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Training Pool am Thurmfeld, Essen

Training Pool am Thurmfeld, Essen

The new school-, sports- and club swimming pool in Essen will have an 8-lane, 25 meter competition pool with diving provisions, moveable floor, digital timing equipment and facilities for 530 spectators, 240 of which seated. The learning pool will also be provided with a completely moveable floor. Multi-purpose areas can be used for events, courses or sports.

A contemporary, unique and functional architectural design with open spaces enable easy orientation for the visitors. Because of the internal glazing between entrance area and the pool hall, guests are invited to take a dive.

Functionality and economy of the building were important during development, just like energy-efficiency and design.

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Client
Stadt Essen Sport- und Bäderbetriebe
Architect
GSF Planungsgesellschaft für Sport- und Freizeitbauten mbH
Location
Essen

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Gert-Jan Peeters
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