Woodford extension project continues

Hull City Council has today published a decision record that confirms that the Woodford Leisure Centre project continues and funds for the project will be vired to fulfil the aspirations of the scheme.

Funds will be moved across from the Visitor Destination Phase 2 programme into Phase 1, meaning that the ambitious elements of the project will go ahead.

Working closely with NPS Humber and the council, contractors Esteem have carried out comprehensive funding assessments to ensure the council receives best value for money on every aspect of the scheme.

Plans include the creation a six-lane, 25m swimming pool with attached learner pool and improved changing and catering facilities, following demolition of existing entrance area. The car parking area will be relocated and provide additional spaces.

The main catering facility will relocate from the first floor to the ground floor, front of house, ensuring that the offer is easily accessible to the public.

Proposals will also see a new sauna and steam room installed, enhancing Woodford’s offer further.

The installation of new environmental technologies will also look to reduce longer term operating costs.