Icing On Newcastle Pool Cake

Icing On Newcastle Pool Cake

An iconic Newcastle landmark is celebrating reaching the ripe old age of 90 – with a slice of cake and a facelift. Workers at Newcastle City Pool and Turkish Baths joined in the celebrations, taking a well-deserved break from restoring the building to its former glory, to blow out the 90 candles. The pool and […]

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Cost Efficient Dartmouth

The opening of the new Fusion Lifestyle run Dartmouth Indoor Swimming Pool in December came about after many years of hard fundraising by the local community. Devonshire pool specialists, Westcountry Leisure installed the 25m swimming pool embracing the recent advances in pump technology and maximising the benefits of variable speed pumps, and opting for the […]

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State of the Nation

With more sports and leisure opportunities on offer than ever before, swimming remains the country’s most popular participatory exercise activity. Latest figures from Sport England revealed a small increase of 11,000 people taking up the sport in 2016 with 2.52 million now swimming at least once a week. Yet the number of public swimming pools […]

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Work is expected to begin early in 2017
on the restoration of Newcastle City Pool and
Turkish Baths.

Regeneration Project Go-Ahead

A major restoration project to re-open Newcastle City Pool and Turkish Baths has been given the green light by the local council. The £5 million redevelopment by charity Fusion Lifestyle will bring the Grade II listed building back into use in 2018 – along with new health and wellbeing facilities, a new spa facility and […]

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The public swimming pond in London King’s Cross attracted
more than 20,000 visitors in its first year.

One Year Milestone

The UK’s first ever public swimming pond is celebrating its first anniversary, having welcomed more than 20,000 bathers since it opened last year. The King’s Cross Pond Club provides a unique and all-natural swimming experience in the heart of London. Designed by architects Ooze and artist Marjetica Potrč, the pond is entirely chemical-free, purified through […]

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The Perfect Storm

Lack of access to local swimming pools is the key factor in a disappointing decline of swimming participation since London 2012. The Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) confirms, as of June 2015, there were 5,055 public swimming pools in England – that is 61 fewer pools than in 2013. “The biggest challenge facing the whole leisure […]

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The regeneration project by Fusion Lifestyle will bring the historic Grade II listed City Pool building back into use.

Green Light

Fusion Lifestyle has been given the green light for the £5 million renovation of the City Pool and Turkish Baths in Newcastle. The City Council approved plans to refurbish the building, which closed three years ago and has been standing empty since. The regeneration project will bring the historic Grade II listed building back into […]

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Open For Business

After several years of planning, the new Heston Pools and Fitness centre in the London Borough of Hounslow is now officially open. The £13.5 million facility includes a 25m swimming pool, as well as a learning pool, a 100 station gym and extensive functional fitness space. The main contractor on the construction project was Morgan […]

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Fusion Lifestyle Chief Executive Peter Kay says people are walking
up to historic leisure centres as a valuable community asset.

Fusion Lifestyle Saves Historic Baths

FUSION Lifestyle is to open its first operation in the North of England as it takes over the running of the historic Newcastle City Hall, Pools and Turkish Baths complex. The Grade II listed complex, built in 1928, was shut in 2013 and a campaign group ‘Reopen Newcastle Turkish Baths and Pool’ established. Fusion will […]

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Boost For Mendip

Leisure facilities across Mendip are in line for a multi-million pound cash injection as sport and leisure management charity Fusion Lifestyle takes over responsibility for operating five of Mendip council’s facilities. Fusion Lifestyle, which manage almost 90 leisure and fitness sites across the UK, will be investing millions of pounds over the term of its […]

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