CASE STUDY: Braywick Leisure Centre | Wates

Braywick Park is a new, start of the art leisure centre being constructed as a replacement for the Magnet Leisure Centre

£33m
Project Value
70%
Less energy used than previous building
75%
Of supply chain with 40 miles

The new Braywick Leisure Centre facility will include a 10-lane swimming pool, larger training and splash pools, a 200-station gym, four squash courts, a larger sports hall, improved accessibility for disabled users and sports teams, and 500 car parking spaces,

While the services offered will be improved and expanded, the new centre’s eco-friendly approach will see it use 70% less energy than the previous building.

  • £13K spent with Social Enterprises
  • 150+ local supply chain attended the ‘Meet the Buyer’ event
  • 75% of supply chain to be within 40 miles
  • All supply chain payments made within 19 days
  • The first Wates construction project to be carbon neutral through investment in renewable energy in India
  • Promoting biodiversity and local carbon reduction through a tree planting programme
"Braywick Leisure Centre offers us a once in a lifetime opportunity to provide residents with a state-of-the-art hub for sport, arts and a wide range of cultural events."
Samantha Rayner
Cabinet Member for Culture and Communities at the Royal Borough

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