Plans for new leisure centre in Strabane get go-ahead

first_img Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Twitter Google+ By News Highland – August 23, 2013 News Facebook Plans for new leisure centre in Strabane get go-ahead Facebook Twitter Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH center_img WhatsApp Strabane District Council looks sets to push ahead with the construction of a new multi-million pound leisure facility.Consultants told Cllrs earlier this week that the current facility, Riversdale Leisure Centre, was no longer fit for purpose.Consultants said that if moves were not made to replace Riversdale, then it would eventually close itself.V4 Services Ltd and Strategic Leisure were drafted in earlier this year to assess the need for a new fitness facility in Strabane and to identify a possible site.Consultants identified a number of issues with Riversdale including its age and condition, the lack of capacity, limited parking and poor disabled access.In their feasibility study the firms proposed that Strabane District Council move ahead with a brand new 4,000sq metre facility comprising two swimming pools, fitness suite and the actual centre should be a floodlit grass pitch, bowling green, children’s play park, car parking and full disability access.Such a project would come with a price tag of between £10m and £11.5m. WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Pinterest Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Google+ Previous articleTyrone make two changes for Mayo ClashNext articleLetterkenny ‘robbed of its heritage’ after permission is granted to demolish old Oatfield factory News Highland Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad alsolast_img read more