Spelthorne Leisure Centre

Spelthorne Leisure Centre

Project Overview

  • Project: Spelthorne Leisure Centre
  • Client: Spelthorne Borough Council
  • Construction Value: £34 million
  • Status: Live
  • Location: Staines-upon-Thames

Spelthorne Leisure Centre, is a cutting-edge, exemplar community hub, located in the centre of Staines-upon-Thames.

The facility boasts: both wet and dry facilities, including an 8 lane 25m Pool, a 4 lane 20m teaching pool with a moving floor, splash pad, a large café to connect with Staines Park, luxury Spa, 6 court sports hall, 3 Squash courts, 2 studios and a state of the art Spin Studio, a 200 station gym, a climbing zone, a soft play area, a flexible multiuse space, 4No. 3g pitches on the roof (utilising the otherwise empty roof space), rooftop community garden space, and cycle trails to connect to the local park.

The facility is unique for many aspects of the design, but also in its aspirations of being the first wet & dry leisure facility to achieve Passivhaus Certification. The design is optimised to meet the strict targets set by the Passivhaus Institute, which will reduce operational energy usage by circa 80%. Additionally, careful material selection informed by building biology principles, ensure a comfortable and healthy indoor environment for all end-users and staff.