Braywick Leisure Centre, Maidenhead
A project to construct an iconic leisure centre in Braywick Park, Maidenhead, that will offer an integrated indoor and outdoor recreational hub for residents in the Maidenhead area.
The project has been described as a ‘one in 40 years opportunity’, to provide an outstanding and sustainable leisure facility. Clarkson Alliance are acting as Development Manager for the new leisure centre project, managing all aspects of the delivery of the new building which will include:
- 10-lane, 25m swimming pool with moveable floor
- Training pool and splash area
- 200-station gym and separate health suite
- Sports halls and dance studios
- Nursery and soft play area
- Six outdoor netball / tennis courts
- Four squash courts
- 40m x 60m floodlit all weather 3G pitch
- 500 parking spaces
- 80 seat café
The proposed centre will replace the existing Magnet Leisure Centre in Maidenhead and is expected use 75% less energy than the existing facility.
The project will take advantage of Building Information Management (BIM) technology to improve efficiencies in the planning, construction and future building management process.The centre is due to open to users in 2020, pending planning permission.
This large scale project is part of the larger regeneration of parts of Maidenhead, which includes new housing developments and office space, additional town centre and commuter parking and improved transport links in line with the development of Crossrail.
- Clarkson Alliance is providing Development Management, Project Management and Cost Management services.
- Value: £32m
- Client: Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
“We are building a better Maidenhead for everyone and Braywick Leisure Centre is central to that vision.”Councillor David Evans
The proposals for the new Braywick Leisure Centre will provide a space for everyone to enjoy high-quality sports, leisure, arts and cultural events indoors and outdoors. As a Maidenhead resident I am particularly excited to be leading this project on behalf of RBWM delivering the new centre in 2020, subject to planning permission.Julian Bullen
Following a £1.2m investment, Clarkson Alliance managed delivery of significant capital improvements to the leisure centre
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Read Anna’s thoughts as published in the Autumn edition of APM Project Magazine