Leisure centre on former steelworks site, built to BREEAM Excellent rating


  • Extensive remediation of former steelworks site required
  • Logistically-challenging town centre location
  • BREEAM Excellent-rated

This impressive new sports centre, a key part of Ebbw Vale's town centre regeneration, contains a 25-metre, six-lane swimming pool with viewing gallery, fun pool with slides, fitness suite, weights room, cafeteria and six court sports hall with seating.

Externally there is a full sized grass rugby pitch, plus 3G artificial pitch and four floodlit MUGAs for evening and winter use.

The two-storey building is constructed using a steel frame, with a Kalzip standing seam roof, curtain walling and a mix of terracotta, Kalzip and Alucobond rain screen cladding.

It has been built to a BREEAM Excellent standard.

The site was previously a steel works, so extensive remediation work was required before construction of the leisure centre could begin.

  • Expertise

    BREEAM Working In Live Environments Brownfield
  • Contact Us


    Global Reach
    Wing A, 3rd Floor
    Celtic Gateway
    Dunleavy Drive

    CF11 0SN

    Tel: 029 2022 1002

    Fax: 029 2038 8206

Ebbw Vale leisure centre built in minutes!