Littlehampton Wave

Littlehampton Wave

              Littlehampton Leisure Centre Arun District Council is building a new leisure centre as part of the council’s commitment to improve leisure services for the local community. Clarkson Alliance are providing Project and Cost Management services.  The centre will include an eight-lane 25-metre swimming pool, a training pool with moveable floor, an 80-85 station gym, a dance studio which can divide into two spaces, and a spinning studio. There will also be a café, multi-purpose room/meeting room and sauna. It is being erected on the site of the current sports dome and overflow car park.  The new building is being constructed adjacent to the existing leisure centre, the Littlehampton Swimming Centre, which will be demolished once the new leisure centre opens. Enabling works were completed on time in August 2017 and main construction of the leisure centre began in September 2017. The completed centre is expected to open in April 2019. The project will be delivered using Building Information Modelling (BIM) level 2 which will offer 3D visualisation of the proposed building and post contract operation and maintenance benefits for the client. Further project updates are available on the Arun District Council website. Services provided Services provided: Clarkson Alliance is providing cost and project management services. Client: Arun District Council Contract: NEC Option A Copyright: Arun District Council    Related news and projects  ...
Oaks residential community, Prague

Oaks residential community, Prague

            The Oaks, Residential community, Prague Clarkson Alliance is pleased to be working on our first international project: Oaks is a €400 million mixed-use development just outside the city of Prague, Czech Republic. The purpose of the scheme is to create a unique new community deeply connected to the idyllic countryside whilst being close to the busy city of Prague. The project, which is currently under construction will offer:  155 family homes and 69 apartments 18-hole PGA golf course, cycle tracks and horse trails  Hotel, spa and wellness centre Country club Amenities including a kindergarten, post office, shops and restaurants  Over 14 architectural firms have been appointed to work on the scheme, including acclaimed British architect John Pawson who has designed the renovation of the chateau – an 18th century hunting lodge – which will form the centre of the Oaks community. The whole project will cover 345 acres, and will use passive design techniques and energy efficient systems. Construction work has begun on many elements of the project, including on the 18-hole PGA golf course which is being designed by Kyle Phillips who has designed some of the finest golf courses in the world including Kingsbarns, Scotland and at the Verdura Resort in Sicily. This will be the first PGA course in the Czech Republic. Clarkson Alliance is providing leadership support to the project team to achieve their objectives of delivering a modern community where like-minded people can achieve a lifestyle connected to nature. The project is due complete in 2021. For further information, visit the Oaks website. Services provided Clarkson Alliance is providing...
Powys Leisure Centre Investment Programme

Powys Leisure Centre Investment Programme

Powys Leisure Centres, Powys ; Clarkson Alliance partnered with Freedom Leisure to deliver improvements at leisure centres in Powys. Our joint efforts have been successful in delivering a number of Local Authorities leisure management contracts secured by Freedom Leisure.  Five leisure centres have seen investment, including £750,000 was spent to develop Flash Leisure Centre in Welshpool; changes will include a new gym with functional training area; new combined reception and cafe area to improve efficiency and accessibility; a new spin studio and exercise studio. Freedom Leisure has been able to rely on Clarkson Alliance’s expertise in leisure over the years.  By clarifying objectives at the beginning of the project and delivering exactly on that vision, we have solidified our relationship.  Our strategic input has been evidenced with increases in participation post  project completion, attesting to our ability to ensure certainty of outcome.   Freedom Leisure has more than doubled in size over the past few years thanks to partnerships with multiple Local Authorities across England and Wales.  We attribute our success to providing value for money facilities closely mapped to the interests of the communities they serve, operated by a motivated team.  Clarkson Alliance share these values and work closely with us.  The leisure concepts we have designed together and the results they have achieved are a winning combination which we are looking forward to bringing to Powys. Matt Hunt Operations Director, Freedom Leisure Services Provided Clarkson Alliance is providing design, project management and cost management services. Value £1.9m Client Powys County Council Contract NEC Option A and NEC Short Contract Content from Powys Leisure Centres Related...
Arun Leisure Centre, Bognor Regis

Arun Leisure Centre, Bognor Regis

Arun Leisure Centre, Bognor Regis ; Arun Leisure Centre received £1m of investment for the refurbishment works, as part of Arun District Council’s ambition to increase engagement in physical activity. The improved centre is now able to offer a wider variety of classes and makes use of previously under utilised spaces.  The revised layout incorporates a new mezzanine floor which houses an extended studio; extension and refurbishment of the gym area – more than doubling the existing size; a new spin studio and new changing rooms. Clarkson Alliance were chosen for the design, project and cost management of the project because of our experience in the leisure sector. Our approach to developing a business case tailored to the objectives of Leisure Trusts and Local Authorities helps organisations to recognise opportunities and maximise the value of existing areas backed by research into the needs of those in the local area.   Services Provided Clarkson Alliance provided design, project management and cost management services. Value £1m Client Arun District Council Contract NEC Short Contract Content from Inspire Felpham Leisure Centre We are delighted with how the project has gone. It is an important part of our remit to offer the community in Arun good quality leisure provision to encourage residents to be active and healthy which this project has done. We felt that Clarkson Alliance was in control the whole time – with the programme and the budget as well as managing the team. We’ve been really pleased with how the whole team has worked together. Paul Broggi Property & Estates Manager, Arun District Council Related...
Sacrewell Farm, Peterborough

Sacrewell Farm, Peterborough

Sacrewell Farm, Peterborough The William Scott Abbot Trust (WSAT) embarked upon an ambitious project to transform the 18th century mill at Sacrewell Farm, Peterborough, into a National Centre of Milling Excellence. Sacrewell Farm is an English Tourist Board, Quality Assured visitor attraction providing activities throughout the year. With significant experience in heritage projects and helping to secure funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Clarkson Alliance was chosen to oversee the £1.8 million project delivery and cost management. We provided strategic input to the Trust on developing a sustainable business plan which would also support the long term future of the farm, taking into account the high priority preservation factor due to the watermill being in the top 8% of listed buildings in the UK. The scope of the project included construction restoration works to create a new bespoke educational facility, accommodation for residential training courses and includes extensive conservation of walls, roofs, floors etc. and restoration refurbishment of the mechanics of the water mill machinery as well as the installation of a hydro-electric scheme, fire and intruder systems. Clarkson Alliance helped the Trust to successfully secure Stage 1 and 2 funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and worked collaboratively and decisively with all the stakeholders involved. The project has since gone on to win multiple awards at RICS East of England 2016 including overall Project of the Year. Services Provided Clarkson Alliance project and cost management services. Value £1.8m Client William Scott Abbott Trust Contract NEC Option A Content from Sacrewell Farm Project Completion Sacrewell Farm has been widely appreciated for its Farm and Activity centre since it first...