Opening of Frilford Heath Golf Professionals Shop

Opening of Frilford Heath Golf Professionals Shop

On 23rd November 2017, the new build pro shop at Frilford Heath Gold Club in Oxfordshire was officially opened by Nick Pink, CEO of England Golf and professional golfer Eddie Pepperell. Clarkson Alliance provided Cost Management on the new facility, which includes a club shop and performance centre complete with an innovative golf simulator which offers players the chance to practise on some of the world’s leading courses. The project enjoyed a positive relationship between all members of project team and the client which has resulted in a high quality building that will serve the club well into the...
Braywick Leisure Centre plans submitted

Braywick Leisure Centre plans submitted

This week, the planning application for Braywick Leisure Centre was formally validated by the council’s planning department, representing an important step forward for the project’s progress.  Clarkson Alliance are providing Development, Project and Cost Management Services on the project. It contains full details of the proposed £32 million facility which the council is building to provide residents with a community space to enjoy sport, art and cultural events for years to come. Cllr Samantha Rayner, cabinet member for culture and communities, said: “This is a great milestone on the journey towards opening Braywick Leisure Centre as a venue for all. Building a borough for everyone means providing residents with all the infrastructure and facilities they will need and investing in this state-of-the-art leisure centre is an important part of our wider strategy to match the emerging Borough Local Plan.” The centre is due to open to users by December 2019, pending planning permission. View further details and images of the project on the Project...
Opening of Wrexham Waterworld

Opening of Wrexham Waterworld

On 27 October, Wrexham Waterworld Activity and Leisure Centre was officially reopened following significant refurbishment work. Clarkson Alliance provided design, project and cost management services on the project which has greatly improved the leisure facilities for the local community. The renovation project included: an improved gym area with new equipment; a new reception and cafe area; refurbishment of the changing rooms and a new cycling studio. The project received funding from the Welsh government, which supports the improvement in facilities to help people of all abilities, ages and backgrounds to participate and enjoy sport. The centre was officially reopened by the Mayor of Wrexham, Welsh Assembly Members and councillors along with directors from Freedom Leisure. Andy Harris, Freedom Leisure Area Manager, said:  “We are extremely proud of the new facilities, especially as the cycling studio and gym are now able to rival the best private gyms! Most importantly, users have already reported to us how happy they are with the enhanced facilities and offerings – which is excellent”....
Works completed at Arun Leisure Centre

Works completed at Arun Leisure Centre

Clarkson Alliance have worked on two separate projects with Arun District Council in the last two years managing refurbishment works at Arun Leisure Centre, Bognor Regis. The refurbished centre was officially opened on 22 September. The services are part of the council’s initiative to improve leisure facilities in the local area, in part achieved by ensuring that space for leisure is used in the most effective way. Clarkson Alliance was able to use our extensive experience in the leisure industry to redesign the layout of the space, which led to an extension and refurbishment of the gym, and a new spin studio – catering for a wider variety of classes that better meet demand. The second stage of refurbishment work, carried out in partnership with leisure operator Freedom Leisure, included a new café and reception area, increased seating capacity and improved changing facilities. The completed centre has also received energy conservation work which will reduce energy consumption and running costs, including new energy-efficient lighting....
Groundbreaking on site at Phyllis Court Club

Groundbreaking on site at Phyllis Court Club

Construction work on the Fitness Centre at Phyllis Court Club, Henley got underway with a ground breaking ceremony on Tuesday 19 September. Patricia Christmas, Chariman of the Club got construction officially underway. Upon completion in Summer 2018, the Fitness Centre will include a 20m swimming pool, gym, exercise studio, treatment rooms and cafe. Clarkson Alliance are providing Project Management services on the project.  ...
Construction work begins at Littlehampton Leisure Centre

Construction work begins at Littlehampton Leisure Centre

Following the successful completion of the enabling works in August, construction officially began on the site of the new Littlehampton Leisure Centre with the ground breaking ceremony on 7 September 2017. The first phase of work will see the foundations laid. The centre set to be completed by April 2019, and will include an eight lane, 25-metre swimming pool, learner pool with a moveable floor, gym, dance studio, spinning studio, and a café. It will be erected on the site of the current sports dome and overflow car park. Here are a selection of photographs from the project so far; you can find further information on our project page.  ...