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Leiston Leisure Centre is on track to reopen in July 2019

Posted by East Suffolk Communications Team on 8 March 2019 | Comments

Work at Leiston Leisure Centre is going well and the facility is on track to fully reopen in summer 2019.

However, the plan to reopen Phase One in March 2019, including the swimming pool, reception area, soft play area, thermal suite and village changing rooms, has been put back until June 2019 due to circumstances outside of the Council’s control.

Cllr TJ Haworth-Culf, Suffolk Coastal Cabinet Member with responsibility for Customers, Communities and Leisure, said: “The reopening of Phase One has had to be put back as some of the tiles in the swimming pool have lifted over the last few weeks. We need to rectify this and retile the whole surround of the swimming pool to avoid any issues in the future.

“We are working hard to ensure that the leisure centre will be fit for the future and can be enjoyed by the local community for years to come. However, we understand that this may cause some inconvenience and apologise for the slight delay. 

“The overall refurbishment is still on schedule and Phase Two, which includes the sports halls, squash courts, fitness studio and dance studio, is due to reopen in July 2019.”

More information will be published as opening dates are confirmed on the Council’s website and social media accounts. You can also sign up to the Leisure Newsletter and receive the latest updates by emailing leisure@eastsuffolk.gov.uk