Ramboll. Oldham Leisure Centre. Image: Courtesy of Willmott Dixon. Photographer: Christian Smith
Officially opened by ex-Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes, boxing champion Anthony Crolla, ex-Rugby league star Barrie McDermot and handball player Holly Lam-Moores, the £15m centre provides state of the art competition level facilities for several sports including an 8 lane 25m swimming pool of county level standard, indoor bowls hall, handball, boxing and basketball.
The new Oldham Leisure Centre facility is a landmark building and a significant step in the council’s drive to promote growth and regeneration in the area.
Ramboll provided Civil, Structural and Building Services engineering within an integrated design team working alongside the Council and Contractor lead project team to deliver this value for money facility.
The brand new, £15m Oldham Leisure Centre is set to place the area on the national sporting map, providing state of the art competition level facilities for several sports including swimming, handball, boxing and basketball.