We are building a new £22.5 million leisure centre in Coalville - find out more about the project.
Below is a timeline, including images and updates as the project progresses before its completion late 2022.
Mechanical and Electrical Works
Duration - 16 weeks
02/08/2022 – 18/11/2022
The mechanical and electrical works are connecting and installing the gas water and electrics to the building. On this project this will include installing acoustic boards inside the sports hall.
Duration - 27 weeks
07/03/2022 – 17/11/2022
The internal structure will start when the external structure has been constructed. The internal structure includes the internal blockwork, partition walls and the internal fit out and finishes.
Duration - 39 weeks
23/03/2021 – 21/12/2021
The external structure will be steel framing with a brick and feature cladding façade. This will include the installation of concrete slabs for flooring and stairs towers, the roofing of the structure and its associated beams
Duration – 20 weeks
05/01/2021 – 21/05/2021
This includes creating the foundations ensuring it is safe and stable. The works will also include the construction of the leisure centre’s pool and its pipe work.
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W/C 21 December 2020:
W/C 21 November 2020:
This photo shows the completed bridge to the left which will have the finish layer of tarmac added towards the end of works on site. In the middle of the photo you can see the progress being made to the entrance plaza and car parking.
Birds eye view of the learner and main swimming pool. At the top of the photo you can see part of the strip foundations and below this you can see the pad foundations.
W/C 2 November 2020:
View from the west of the site showing the attenuation tank to the south and the pool bases to the north.
Shows the bridge now completed for use with only the final decorative finishes to be added. You can also see the temporary site set up, which will be moved onto the car park when complete.
W/C 12 October 2020:
Site overview from the North East Corner showing the completed flood plains and pool excavation. To the north of the site you can see the base layer for the leisure centre sports hall.
View of the bridge from North East where you can also see the site set up and storage compound.
W/C 21 September 2020:
W/C 31 August 2020:
Forming the site flood plains with tree protection in place
Site Materials store, with the Grace Dieu Brook diversion visible
W/C 24 August 2020:
Works progressing well with the major part of the works being the start of the construction of the access road and bridge to the site with foundations and generally setting out the site for the overall construction.
W/C 27 July 2020:
Aerial views show first week of construction
Site Clearance & Preparation Works
Duration - 18 weeks
27/07/2020 – 30/11/2020
This includes clearing the site so it is ready to be developed on. This also includes the associated works with the water course ensuring it will not disrupt future works.
21 July 2020
State-of-the-art leisure centre construction begins in Coalville! Cllr Richard Blunt met with Metnor and Everyone Active at the site.
Artist's impression of the new Whitwick and Coalville Leisure Centre in its parkland setting
- 18.09.20 Whitwick and Coalville Summary Construction Programme (PDF Document, 0.1 Mb)
Last updated: Tue 19 April, 2022 @ 10:30