Sport and Leisure Management (SLM) has taken over the running of Westminster City Council’s eight sports and leisure centres. The company, which is known to consumers as Everyone Active, will manage Jubilee, Little Venice, Marshall Street, Paddington Recreation Ground, Porchester Centre, Queen Mother and Seymour Sports Centres.
It will also take over the management of Moberly Sports Centre when it reopens in Spring 2018 following a £26 million investment in its redevelopment.As part of the new 10-year contract, SLM will invest £9 million in facilities and equipment including improved health and fitness facilities, upgraded changing rooms, refurbished health suites and new cycle stands.
David Bibby, SLM’s Managing Director, said: “We are thrilled to be appointed as the chosen operator and to be working in partnership with Westminster City Council to further enhance leisure facilities in the area. Our focus is now on managing the centres to the highest standard when we take over operation, and offering first class programming, activities and facilities for people of all ages and abilities and encouraging the community to be active both inside and outside of the facilities we manage.”