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New management will be the death of the place.

Most of the original decent staff have gone (a couple of the reception staff and the gym guy left... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ladyrider260
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UK
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Old, dirty and needs a rebuild.

My 6 and 9 year old and I went swimming, paid £11. I had called in the morning to check we could as... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
jlmrrs385
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London, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“New management will be the death of the place.”
29 Aug 2018
“Old, dirty and needs a rebuild.”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most of the original decent staff have gone (a couple of the reception staff and the gym guy left), place is now staffed by young and apathetic kids who mostly spend their time flirting with one another. It's filthy, half staffed, pool is always mostly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ladyrider260
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Went to this centre today, for the kids to go swimming... what a run down place, the swimming pool was dirty and rusty. Everything is dated, asked them to warm the food up for my disabled child as he will only eat certain foods that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Me my dad and my sister went there and we went for a swim and the pool tasted like salt water and the whole building is disgusting with rust and stains

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank christiannewby04
Reviewed September 6, 2018

I love going to the leisure centre. The reception staff are always helpful and very friendly, only after a couple of visits you are greeted by name always with a smile. The classes are run by very experienced trainers and always greet new comers with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank marco f
Reviewed August 29, 2018

My 6 and 9 year old and I went swimming, paid £11. I had called in the morning to check we could as not from the local area. The changing rooms had rubbish lying around, and lost clothes, a pair of abandoned knickers in one...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

Friendly helpful staff. Very wide range of activities available, many with crèche facilities. Costs are reasonable: from pay as you go to annual membership (real value for money) open around 6.30am til 9-10pm except Saturday: 5pm. Membership of the Leisure group gives free access to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Having paid almost double the price for swimming as I usually do at my local pool, enjoyed half an hour in the toddler pool with my 5 year old as my older kids swam in the main pool. The water was murky in the little...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Duncan D
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

It's rare we go here and we won't be going again. A swim for the kids with freezing, dirty changing rooms, broken lockers, no hooks, my 2yo cut his foot badly on the broken tiles that line the pool, staff on reception that appear to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Amylovescats
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Not too sure what people expect, this is an ageing locally run sports centre. If you want higher quality then you will have to pay for a private gym. Yes it’s dated but it does the job. The changing rooms are ok although they could...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MustTriharder66
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

I visit here regularly to swim and with children. The changing rooms are the most disgusting areas imaginable. Hairs on the floor, floor covered in filth, showers covered in mold and shockingly hot (inbareable for kids). The whole place is Filthy. CLEAN IT UP!!!!!

Date of experience: February 2018
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