Official Opening of Ellesmere Port Sports and Leisure Village

Article posted on: 27th May 2015

Clancy Consulting provided both Civil and Structural and Mechanical and Electrical services for the recently developed Ellesmere Port Sports and Leisure Village.

The development utilised the previously dilapidated former site of Stanney High School on Stanney Lane and includes a 25m eight-lane swimming pool, separate learner pool, a fitness suite, spin zone, a community room, wet and dry change, dance studios, a café and an eight-court sports hall to National Premier League Basketball standards with 1400 retractable seats. The sports hall will be home to the Cheshire Phoenix basketball team.

This prestigious project has included sustainable design at every possible stage of the project. The structural form of this superstructure comprises steel frame arrangement supporting concrete upper floors and insulated lightweight profiled metal roof constructions ensuring economic construction methods at all times. Whilst the comprehensive, but user friendly, building management system provides; environmental control, lighting control/daylight optimization, time/zone control, C02 control to the theatre, energy monitoring and meeting, allow energy target setting.

Ellesmere Port Sports Village was given Royal Approval by Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex who officially opened the new multi-million pound Sports and Leisure Village on 20th May 2015. During his visit the Earl was given a tour of the building and met with local Primary School pupils who were in attendance using the facilities.

The Sports Village opened to the public on Tuesday 26th May 2015, with future developments to the outdoor sports facilities due for completion Summer 2015.

The building is the 100th project procured by the North West Construction Hub, and has been funded by Cheshire West and Chester council along with a £1m National Lottery funding from Sport England.

For more information regarding this or any of our projects please contact us at marketing@clancy.co.uk.

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