Blackburn Leisure Centre latest: New Flumes Installed.

Published Thursday 2 October 2014 at 9:40

New pictures released today show work progressing at Blackburn Leisure Centre.

These images show the the new yellow and purple flumes taking pride of place within the build.

Contractors inspect new flumes.First sections of flumes installed, taking pride of place next to the main swimming poolNew flume sections waiting to be installed on the exterior of the building.

The new Leisure Centre is a  multi- million pound joint venture between Blackburn within Darwen Borough Council and Blackburn College.Earlier this year the sports halls were handed over to the College and these new pictures show work progressing well in this stage of the development.

Councillor Damian Talbot Executive Member for Culture, Leisure and Young people said

These new pictures show that work is well on the way at Blackburn Leisure Centre. Today we can see the progress being made on the flumes and they look fantastic, I cannot wait for the new centre to be fully open.

Featuring several sports halls, gymnasia, exercise rooms, a teaching pool, a sauna, two flumes and a main swimming pool, the new centre will bring clean and modern leisure and fitness facilities to the heart of the town centre.


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