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Deal Leisure Centre

IMPORTANT: Due to the current circumstances, this project is on hold until further notice

Proposed new leisure centre for Deal

We are currently working on more detailed proposals for a new leisure centre in Deal. The council's Cabinet has agreed a budget to progress these works further, with a view to having proposed designs presented to them in July 2020.

A decision will then be made as to whether these plans should be taken to the next stage. It's important to note that all plans are subject to further detailed feasibility work/financial viability assessment and could change.

The range of proposed facilities in the new leisure centre could include:

Proposed changes
 Activity AreaExistingNew build option
Indoor tennis centre Retained in situ Retained in situ
4 court sports hall Retained in situ Retained in situ
Main pool Wave pool with beach area Six lane 25m pool (no moveable floor)
Learner pool None 12m x 8m learner pool (100% moveable floor)
Leisure water  small pools and one body slide 625m2 area (splash pool, aqua play and two flumes)
Poolside seating None Poolside seating for 50 persons on plinth
Sauna and steam room Sauna and steam room Sauna and steam room
Health and fitness 40 stations 110 stations
Toning Studio (ground floor) None 12 toning tables
Consultation rooms (ground floor) None Two consultation rooms
Multi-activity studio None Two studios (30 people per class)
Spin studio None One studio (25 people)

Multi purpose/community room

One meeting room Room suitable for 30 people
Reception with retail area Included Included
Cafe with poolside viewing Capacity for 100 people Capacity for 150 people
Parking spaces 122 250

This table shows plans of what a new Deal Leisure Centre could offer subject to detailed feasibility work/financial viability assessment.

Design of the proposed new Leisure Centre

Any new build of the Deal Leisure Centre will take place on the existing site. The council is actively discussing potential funding with Sports England as part of the next phase. A project team of consultants and architects are working with us to draw up feasible designs. The image below shows a possible layout of the facilities and is subject to change as part of the design work currently underway.

 Tides - Indicative Plans_Stage 1

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